asparaginase definition

  • noun:
    • An enzyme isolated from bacteria that catalyzes the hydrolysis of asparagine and it is utilized in the chemotherapeutic remedy for leukemia.
    • An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of asparagine to aspartic acid, utilized in chemotherapy.
    • antineoplastic drug (trade title Elspar) sometimes always treat lymphoblastic leukemia

Related Sources

  • Definition for "asparaginase"
    • An enzyme isolated from bacteria that catalyzes the…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "asparaginase"
    • The U.S. food industry discovered an…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "asparaginase"
53 votes

How would you define asparaginase?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!