One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of a class of enzymes encoded by open reading frames within introns, which are involved (along with endonucleases and reverse transcriptases) in excising introns from messenger RNA.
1980s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From French maturase from mature + -ase.
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