from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The enzyme complex in yeasts that catalyzes the breakdown of sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a group of enzymes that catalyzes the fermentation of simple carbohydrates to ethanol and carbon dioxide.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See enzyme.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as enzym.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a complex of enzymes that cause glycolysis; originally found in yeast but also present in higher organisms
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