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chitinase meaning

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  • Chitinases (EC 3.2.1. As chitin is a component of the cell walls of fungi and exoskeletal elements of some animals (including worms and arthro
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  • NounPLchitinasesSUF-ase
    1. (biochemistry) Any enzyme that hydrolyzes chitin.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • In addition, PASS2 also lacks genes for the production of paerucumarin (PA2254-PA2257), chitinase (PA2300), and AMB toxin (PA2302-PA2306).

    Meaning of chitinase for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "chitinase" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ase
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
        Definiteness: Level 1
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