decarboxylase


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Related to decarboxylase: Ornithine decarboxylase, histidine decarboxylase, Lysine decarboxylase, Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase, OMP decarboxylase

de·car·box·yl·ase

 (dē′kär-bŏk′sə-lās′, -lāz′)
n.
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the elimination of a carboxyl group, usually by hydrolysis.

decarboxylase

(ˌdiːkɑːˈbɒksɪˌleɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme that catalyses the removal of carbon dioxide from a compound
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Noun1.decarboxylase - any of the enzymes that hydrolize the carboxyl group
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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Autoantibody Autoantigen ICA The ICA autoantigens are not well defined but include a sialoglycoconjugate and glutamic acid decarboxylase (34) 1AA Insulin (proinsulin antibodies have also been demonstrated) GADA Glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD65 > GAD67) 1A-2A A protein tyrosine phosphatase (PTP) ZnT8A Zinc transporter-8 that transports zinc into insulin secretory granules ICA = lslet cell cytoplasmic autoantibodies; IAA = Insulin autoantibodies; GADA = Glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibodies; 1A-2A = Insulinoma associated-2 autoantibodies; ZnT8A = Zinc trasnporter-8 autoantibodies Table 1.
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The five PLP-dependent enzymes--glutamate decarboxylase, arginine decarboxylase, histamine decarboxylase, aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase, and sulfoalanine decarboxylase are unrivaled in the variety of reactions they catalyze.
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Contract award: Supply of open-house discount contracts for drugs with the drug combination levodopa / decarboxylase inhibitor / comt inhibitors (levodopa / carbidopa / entacapone) = atc n04ba03.
Oxidase, ornithine, and lysine decarboxylase were produced, but not arginine dihydrolase, [beta]-galactosidase, or [H.
Patients with T1D commonly produce autoantibodies to islet cell cytoplasm (ICA), native insulin (insulin autoantibodies, or IAAs), the 65-kDa isoform of glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD65), the insulinoma antigen 2 protein (LA-2), and variants of zinc transporter 8 (ZnT8).
In addition, KRONUS offers test kits for the measurement of autoantibodies to three key autoantigens--glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD).
19] were the first to associate SPS with antibodies against the enzyme glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD).
It is the direct precursor to serotonin synthesis via the enzyme aromatic amino acid decarboxylase, which requires vitamin B6 as a cofactor.
In Escherichia coli and some other coliforms, lysine decarboxylase is encoded by cadA which participates in the decarboxylation of lysine and synthesis of cadaverine [30].
The strain was unusual because it was negative for the production of lysine decarboxylase and b-galactosidase (ortho-nitrophenol test) and positive only for stx1.