butyrinase

butyrinase

[′byüd·ə·rə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes butyrin, found in the blood serum.
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Ingratitude is among them a capital crime, as we read it to have been in some other countries: for they reason thus; that whoever makes ill returns to his benefactor, must needs be a common enemy to the rest of mankind, from whom he has received no obligation, and therefore such a man is not fit to live.
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