decarboxylase

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See also: Decarboxylase

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːkɑː(ɹ)ˈbɒksɪleɪz/

Noun[edit]

decarboxylase (plural decarboxylases)

  1. (biochemistry) Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a carboxyl group, effectively removing carbon dioxide from a compound.