from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfate esters and are found in animal tissues and bacteria.
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- n. Any of several enzymes, in animals and bacteria, which catalyze the hydrolysis of organic sulfates.
sulfat(e) + -ase.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)