Definition of aconitase in English:

aconitase

noun

Biochemistry
  • An iron-containing enzyme involved in the Krebs cycle, bringing about the conversion of citrate into isocitrate via an aconitate intermediate.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Biochemical Journal. From aconit- + -ase, after German Aconitase.

Pronunciation:

aconitase

/əˈkɒnɪteɪz/