decarboxylase


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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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