aldolase

1. Generic term for aldehyde-lyase. 2. Name sometimes applied to fructose-bisphosphate a..

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al·dol·ase 'al-də-.lās, -.lāz n a crystalline enzyme that occurs widely in living systems and catalyzes reversibly the cleavage of a fructose ester into triose sugars

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al·do·lase (alґdo-lās) 1. aldehyde-lyase. 2. fructose bisphosphate aldolase.

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  • Aldolase B — is an isoenzyme of fructose 1,6 bisphosphate aldolase (aldolase A), which is also capable of cleaving fructose 1 phosphate to form glyceraldehyde and dihydroxyacetone phosphate (DHAP). The reaction is reversible. Also known as Aldolase (Class II) …   Wikipedia

  • Aldolase A — is an enzyme which catalyses one of the aldol reactions: The substrate, fructose 1,6 bisphosphate (F 1,6 BP) is broken down into glyceraldehyde 3 phosphate and dihydroxyacetone phosphate (DHAP). This reaction is a part of glycolysis. Three… …   Wikipedia

  • Aldolase — Bänder /Oberflächenmodell des ALDOA Tetramers nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aldolase — can refer to:* Aldolase A * Aldolase B …   Wikipedia

  • Aldolase — [zu ↑Aldol] w; , n: für den Kohlenhydrataufbau, z. B. die Aldolkondensation, wichtiges Enzym …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Aldolase — Fructose diphosphate aldolase A   N° EC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aldolase — Al|do|la|se [↑ Aldol u. ↑ ase], die; , n; Syn.: Aldehyd Lyase: ein bei Glykolyse u. Gärung bzw. Gluconeogenese wirksames, Hexosen reversibel in Dreikohlenstoffeinheiten spaltendes Enzym. * * * Aldolase   die, / n, Enzym der Glykolyse, das… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • aldolase — /al deuh lays , layz /, n. Biochem. any of a group of enzymes catalyzing reversible aldol condensations. [1935 40; < G Aldolase; see ALDOL, ASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • aldolase — noun Etymology: aldol + ase Date: 1940 a crystalline enzyme that occurs widely in living systems and catalyzes reversibly the cleavage of a phosphorylated fructose into triose sugars …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aldolase — noun An enzyme, present in some tissue, that catalyses the conversion of phosphates of fructose to those of glyceraldehyde and dihydroxyacetone …   Wiktionary

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