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enzymology

[‚en·zə′mäl·ə·jē]
(biochemistry)
A branch of science dealing with the chemical nature, biological activity, and biological significance of enzymes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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