Definitions

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  • n. Any enzyme that catalyzes the addition or removal of the elements of water; a hydrase

Etymologies

hydrate +‎ -ase (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The interconversion of citrate and isocitrate by aconitate hydratase was shown to occur with complete retention of the proton transferred between C2and C3 but with no retention of the OH - between C3 and C2.

    Irwin Rose - Autobiography

  • This did not seem such a formidable task, although it was not until 1963 that Kenneth Hanson and I solved the historically important problem of the prochirality of citric acid7, which was necessary for me to gain a proper perspective on the aconitate hydratase reaction.

    Irwin Rose - Autobiography

  • These include subunits of pyruvate synthase, aconitate hydratase, and succinyl-CoA synthetase.

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