Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various enzymes, such as rennin or thrombin, that induce coagulation.

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  • noun biochemistry Any enzyme that induces coagulation
  • noun biochemistry Specifically, the enzyme produced by various Staphylococcus species that converts fibrinogen to fibrin

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  • noun an enzyme that induces coagulation

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[coagul(ate) + –ase.]

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Blend of coagulation and -ase

Examples

  • A bacterium that can cause serious infections in immune-weakened individuals, coagulase negative staphylococci, was found on 101 patient and visitor phones and 52 worker phones.

    Years of Sitting on the Job Linked to Cancer

  • A bacterium that can cause serious infections in immune-weakened individuals, coagulase negative staphylococci, was found on 101 patient and visitor phones and 52 worker phones.

    Years of Sitting on the Job Linked to Cancer

  • A bacterium that can cause serious infections in immune-weakened individuals, coagulase negative staphylococci, was found on 101 patient and visitor phones and 52 worker phones.

    Years of Sitting on the Job Linked to Cancer

  • I'm a Gram Positive, coagulase negative coccus. live on healthy human skin.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • But I'm a little different to him, I'm called a "coagulase negative" staph, which means I react differently then him in a special test.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • But I'm a little different to him, I'm called a "coagulase negative" staph, which means I react differently then him in a special test.

    Staphylococcus saprophyticus

  • I'm a Gram Positive, coagulase negative coccus. live on healthy human skin.

    Staphylococcus caprae

  • A new diagnostic test method will make the identification and enumeration of coagulase-positive staphylococci (CPS) in foods both simpler and significantly quicker, said Oxoid.

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  • A new diagnostic test method will make the identification and enumeration of coagulase-positive staphylococci (CPS) in foods both simpler and significantly quicker, said Oxoid.

    BakeryAndSnacks RSS

  • The also made and tested an anti-coagulase vaccine by injecting purified versions of the clotting factors from a different kind of bacteria (E. coli) into mice and allowing the mice time to produce antibodies.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

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