Definitions

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  • n. An enzyme that metabolizes or breaks down thiamine into two molecular parts.

Etymologies

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thiamin +‎ -ase

Examples

  • By the way, don’t give too much fish to cats — it contains thiaminase, an enzyme which destroys the amino acid thyamin, which cats are incapable of synthesizing.

    Missing Kitty — Climb to the Stars

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