dehydrochlorinase


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de·hy·dro·chlo·rin·ase

 (dē-hī′drə-klôr′ə-nās′, -nāz′)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen and chlorine from a chlorinated organic compound.
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