decarboxylate


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decarboxylate

(ˌdiːkɑːˈbɒksɪˌleɪt)
vb
to take away a carboxyl group from (an organic compound) or (of an organic compound) to lose a carboxyl group

de•car•box•yl•ate

(ˌdi kɑrˈbɒk səˌleɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to remove the carboxyl group from (an organic compound).
[1920–25]
de`car•box`yl•a′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decarboxylate - lose a carboxyl group; "the compound decarboxylated"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
decarboxylate - remove a carboxyl group from (a chemical compound)
2.decarboxylate - remove a carboxyl group from (a chemical compound)
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
decarboxylate - lose a carboxyl group; "the compound decarboxylated"
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GABA is an amino acid which doesn't cross the brain barrier cell and is synthesized within the brain from glutamate by the enzyme glutamic acid decarboxylate [3,4].
Indole not produced, MR negative, VP positive, Citrate utilised, Urea hydrolysed, decarboxylate lysine, but not arginine and ornithine.
Further, the bacterial isolate decarboxylated arginine but did not decarboxylate lysine and ornithine and hydrolysed gelatin but did not hydrolyse esculin.
The acid pH is sufficient to decarboxylate the first GLA residue of osteocalcin (GLA13) and this undercarboxylated (GLU13) fragment of osteocalcin is in fact the active circulating fraction of osteocalcin, acting as a hormone [20, 21, 32, 33].
Active DNA demethylation is governed by a group of teneleven translocation (Tet1, Tet2, and Tet3) enzymes that utilise oxygen to decarboxylate a-ketoglutaric acid and iron leading to oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC) from 5-methylcytosine (5mC) [15, 16].
It seems with fermentation that never exceeds 90 Fahrenheit the cannabis only releases its cannabinoids and doesn't "decarboxylate", or release THC, its most psychoactive substance.
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It is differentiated from other organisms with similar characteristics with its ability to use citrate and malonate, decarboxylate lysine and ornithine and to produce excessive a-ketoglutaric acid during glucose fermantation (6).
In the presence of hydrogen peroxide, pyruvate will decarboxylate to yield acetate, water and carbon dioxide (7).