Another posts

pterion definition what is a tamping iron morendo definition tuck up define saran wrap under penalty dutch pink heliotropic definition reconsolidation definition break records nerve endings definition carry to term by no means definition peloponnese definition define hermitic darken your door give the axe slab line masting definition continental glaciers definition sombreros mission valley prosoma definition in order to definition slave dealers valorous deeds definition bounden definition flying phalanger crossly definition helianthemum canadense pop quiz definition quien sabe definition counterplay definition

proenzyme

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n proenzyme any of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

When in this stage, the compound is known as "proenzyme," or "zymogen.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
***