Trivial name used in the Enzyme Commission Report for a lyase reaction going in the reverse direction (NTP-independent). For individual synthases, see the specific names. SEE ALSO: synthetase.

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syn·thase 'sin-.thās, -.thāz n any of various enzymes that catalyze the synthesis of a substance without involving the breaking of a high-energy phosphate bond (as in ATP)

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syn·thase (sinґthās) a term used in the trivial or recommended names of some enzymes, particularly those of the lyase class [EC 4], when the synthetic aspect of the reaction is dominant or emphasized. Cf. synthetase.

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