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Definition: 'Energase'

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energase

Type: Term

Pronunciation: en′er-gās

Definitions:
1. An enzyme that transduces the free energy of nucleoside 5′-triphosphate hydrolysis (or the free energy associated with transmembrane gradients) into mechanical work that drives processes such as spontaneous movement, active transport, and protein folding and unfolding.




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