enzymes, coenzymes, and enzyme inhibitorsmedical dictionary

Proteins or RNA that act as biological catalysts, their cofactors, and inhibitors.

(12 Dec 1998)

enzymes, immobilisedmedical dictionary

Enzymes which are immobilised on or in a variety of water-soluble or water-insoluble matrices with little or no loss of their catalytic activity. Since they can be reused continuously, immobilised enzymes have found wide application in the industrial, medical and research fields.

(12 Dec 1998)

enzyme stabilisationmedical dictionary

Reducing the chances that an enzyme will inactivate in vitro (see enzyme inactivation) by changing the environmental conditions (such as pH, temperature, concentration of salt, etc.) or by attaching organic groups to it or changing some of its amino acid subunits.

(09 Oct 1997)

enzyme stabilitymedical dictionary

The extent to which an enzyme retains its structural conformation or its activity when subjected to storage, isolation, and purification or various other physical or chemical manipulations, including proteolytic enzymes and heat.

(12 Dec 1998)

enzyme-substrate complexmedical dictionary

Preferred term: binary complex