Starting with A for "ACE inhibitor" and continuing through to Y for "Yolk Sac Tumour", we give you succinct explanations for scientific and medical terms in clear and simple words.
- NeuraminidasesEnzyme that occurs in certain viruses and bacteria, in plasma and in lysosomes (cell organelles). Neuraminidase is a surface antigen of the influenza virus. Mucoproteins are slime substances which are secreted by the skin and mucous membranes for protective purposes. The virus can attack these with the help of neuraminidase.
Glossary entries: Roche and Walter de Gruyter, Berlin