yellow enzyme


yellow enzyme
yellow enzyme
n.
any of several yellow respiratory enzymes that are members of the flavoprotein group, found naturally as in yeast

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  • yellow enzyme — n. any of several yellow respiratory enzymes that are members of the flavoprotein group, found naturally as in yeast * * * …   Universalium

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  • yellow enzyme — noun : any of several yellow flavoprotein respiratory enzymes widely distributed in nature: as a. : a crystallizable enzyme obtained from yeast and constituted of a complex of riboflavin phosphate and a protein called also old yellow enzyme,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellow enzyme, Warburg's — A key respiratory enzyme discovered by the German biochemist Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883 1970), a pioneer in research on the respiration of cells and the metabolism of tumors. Warburg s yellow enzyme is a flavoprotein that catalyzes an oxidation… …   Medical dictionary

  • Warburg's yellow enzyme — A key respiratory enzyme discovered by the German biochemist Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883 1970), a pioneer in research on the respiration of cells and the metabolism of tumors. Warburg s yellow enzyme is a flavoprotein that catalyzes an oxidation… …   Medical dictionary

  • warburg's yellow enzyme — noun Usage: usually capitalized W Etymology: after Otto Warburg died 1970 : yellow enzyme a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Warburg's yellow enzyme — noun see yellow enzyme …   Useful english dictionary

  • new yellow enzyme — noun see yellow enzyme …   Useful english dictionary

  • old yellow enzyme — noun see yellow enzyme …   Useful english dictionary

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