decarboxylase(redirected from Carboxy-lyases)
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Any of various enzymes that catalyze the elimination of a carboxyl group, usually by hydrolysis.
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(Biochemistry) an enzyme that catalyses the removal of carbon dioxide from a compound
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|Noun||1.||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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