enzyme n any of a group of complex proteins or conjugated proteins that are produced by living cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions (C19: from Medieval Greek enzumos leavened, from Greek en-2 + zume leaven)
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
n the full name for →
n any of several enzymes produced by bacteria as a defence against viral infection and commonly used to cut DNA for genetic manipulation or diagnosis
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