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Substance Name: Carbonic anhydrase
RN: 9001-03-0


  • A family of zinc-containing enzymes that catalyze the reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. They play an important role in the transport of CARBON DIOXIDE from the tissues to the LUNG. EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Carbonic anhydrase

MeSH Heading

  • Carbonic Anhydrases


  • Carbonic anhydrase
  • EINECS 232-576-6

Systematic Name

  • Dehydratase, carbonate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9001-03-0

System Generated Number

  • 0009001030