enzymatic enzymatic  /ˌɛn zaɪ ˈmæ tɪk/


  • (adj) of or relating to or produced by an enzyme


  1. But once chemists fully understand enzymatic action, they may be able to produce far more efficient catalysts for industry.
  2. Your new 'cancer cure' may be simply a study of enzymatic action on malignant cells until the eager-beaver writer gets wind of it.
  3. Crick and Orgel note, for example, that the element molybdenum plays a key role in many enzymatic reactions that are important to life.



  1. "These behavioral abnormalities are ameliorated, partially or fully, by inhibiting the enzymatic activity of PAK," Tonegawa said. "Notably, due to an elegant genetic manipulation method employed by the Picower Institute researchers, PAK...
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Susumu Tonegawa Source: Medical News Today (press release)

  2. "This compound has exciting therapeutic potential and reflects the exceptional capabilities of our drug discovery and structural biology groups. Our teams used protein crytallography to determine the structure of domains that regulate the enzymatic...
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Kari Stefansson Source: SYS-CON Media

  3. "These data demonstrate that transition state analogs of MTAN inhibit a key enzymatic pathway with unprecedented binding affinity and specificity, two key characteristics for effective drug design," said Dr. Vern Schramm, a Pico Pharmaceuticals...
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Schramm Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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