diesterase


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diesterase

[dī′es·tə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme such as a nuclease which splits the linkages binding individual nucleotides of a nucleic acid.
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Sections of 5um thick were cut by microtome, stained with haematoxylin and Eosin and mounted on diesterase phthalate xylene.
2009 infusion reduced PASP by 6 mm Hg (95% CI: 4 [55] to 8; p = 0.01) Patients with CMS: iron depletion by hemodilution increased PASP from baseline by 9 mm Hg (95% CI: 4 to 14 mm Hg; p = 0.003); subsequent iron replacement had no acute effect on PASP 6MWD: 6-minute walking distance; Cl: confidence interval; CMS: chronic mountain sickness; CO: cardiac output; Hb: hemoglobin; IV: intravenous; PAP: pulmonary arterial pressure; PASP: pulmonary arterial systolic pressure; PDE: phospho diesterase; PH: pulmonary hypertension; PVR: pulmonary vascular resistance; TAPSE: tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion.
(28) It appears to work by inhibiting the enzyme phospho diesterase 1 (PDE1), resulting in relaxation of cerebral blood vessel walls.
Sections of 5 pm thick were cut by microtome, stained with haematoxylin and Eosin and monted on diesterase phthalate xylene.
lysolecithin under the presence of excess pure GPC diesterase. The result showed that both substrates produced choline, indicating the presence of the PLA and LPL activities, or a PLB, in the cell homogenate.
Cyclic nucleotide phospho diesterase 3A-deficient mice as a model of female infertility.
Zhou et al., "Phospho diesterase 5 inhibition attenuates cerebral vasospasm and improves functional recovery after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage," Neurosurgery, vol.