• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Enzym en′zim any of the unorganised ferments: leavened bread—opp. to Azym (q.v.)
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. en, in, zymē, leaven.


In literature:

Questions relating to the enzymes, which are of the greatest importance in all these life-processes, are especially complicated.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
The number of enzymes which are now known to take part in the brewing process is very large.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
This is doubtless due to the digestive action of the special ferments or enzymes which milk contains.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
In exchange for food, oxygen and comfort, the brain-symbiote must generate hormones and enzymes that enable the magter to survive.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
Enzyme: a ferment secreted by a cell or a gland.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Seems to me this new enzyme, whatever it is, would be right up his alley.
"Brink of Madness" by Walter J. Sheldon
When hydrolyzed by acids, or by the enzyme "invertase," it yields a mixture of equal quantities of glucose and fructose.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Otherwise, enzymes would have decomposed it.
"History of Phosphorus" by Eduard Farber
Moisture, air, light, enzymes (organized ferments) and bacteria are all given as causes of rancidity.
"Soap-Making Manual" by E. G. Thomssen
His enzyme level has increased another three point seven percent.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

This patient education is brought to you by the makers of beano food enzyme dietary supplement.
Strategy could allow chemists to cut a far broader range of DNA sequences than currently possible with restriction enzymes.
Preventing activity of a key enzyme in potatoes could help boost potato quality by putting an end to cold-induced sweetening , according to US Department of Agriculture scientists.
An innate enzyme that impairs immune response not only helps cancer evade the immune system but also appears to fuel its growth and spread, particularly in the lungs, researchers said.
The best skin toners can be made at home using organic enzyme rich ingredients.
Fly and Human Mothers Share a Milk Enzyme.
Production of the enzyme could be manipulated to help reduce flies that spread diseases.
The mutations appear to enhance the enzyme's activity, making the virus more virulent .
University of Illinois (U of I) research indicates that fermented soybean meal and enzyme-treated soybean meal may replace fishmeal in weanling pig diets.
Research shows that the enzyme bromelain in pineapples acts as a natural stain remover, according to Dr Frawley.
Particle Accelerator Sheds Light on Green Energy Enzymes.
Royal DSM completes acquisition of Cargill's cultures and enzymes business.
GLOBAL ENZYME MARKET AT $3.5 BILLION, 6% GROWTH EXPECTED Nov 26, 2012 Source: ReportsnReports.com news release.
You're on the right track with the enzyme cleaners.
Tankyrase 1 Enzyme and Buffer Set.

In science:

We can think of this problem in context of bacteria that need two types of enzymes to obtain resources from the environment.
Strategy abundance in evolutionary many-player games with multiple strategies
One strain produces one type of enzyme at a cost c1 and another strain produces the second type of enzyme at a cost of c2 .
Strategy abundance in evolutionary many-player games with multiple strategies
We also have the freeloading strain which does not produce any enzyme but can get resources by the help of the other two strains.
Strategy abundance in evolutionary many-player games with multiple strategies
Further assume that our contenders are conservative in the enzyme production.
Strategy abundance in evolutionary many-player games with multiple strategies
Sensing who they are pitted against, the strains share the costs of producing the enzyme.
Strategy abundance in evolutionary many-player games with multiple strategies