Meaning of SULFATASE in English


Pronunciation: ' s ə l-f ə - ˌ t ā s, - ˌ t ā z

Function: noun

Etymology: 1 sulfate

Date: 1924

: any of various esterases that accelerate the hydrolysis of sulfuric esters and that are found in animal tissues and in microorganisms (as bacteria)

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