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Enzymes MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Enzymes
Tree Number(s)
D08.811
Unique ID
D004798
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004798
Annotation
general only: avoid; prefer specific enzyme or / enzymol: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.30; policy: Manual 25.18+; SUBSTRATE SPECIFICITY, restricted to enzymes, is available; ENZYME TESTS, CLINICAL is available for measuring the level of a specific enzyme in the diagnosis of a disease; ENZYME ACTIVATION; ENZYME REPRESSION; ENZYME STABILITY are also available; ENZYME INDUCTION: coordinate with specific enzyme / biosyn
Scope Note
Biological molecules that possess catalytic activity. They may occur naturally or be synthetically created. Enzymes are usually proteins, however CATALYTIC RNA and CATALYTIC DNA molecules have also been identified.
Entry Term(s)
Biocatalyst
Biocatalysts
Enzyme
Registry Number
0
See Also
Substrate Specificity
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Enzyme Inhibitors
therapeutic use:Enzyme Therapy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Enzymes Preferred
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