decarboxylation

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decarboxylation

 [de″kahr-bok″sĭ-la´shun]
removal of the carboxyl group from a compound.

de·car·box·yl·a·tion

(dē'kar-bok'si-lā'shŭn),
A reaction involving the removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic acid.

de·car·box·yl·a·tion

(dē'kahr-bok-sil-ā'shŭn)
A reaction involving the removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic acid.

decarboxylation

the removal of carbon dioxide from a molecule, as in the conversion of oxalosuccinic acid (oxalosuccinate) (C6) to α-ketoglutaric acid (α-ketoglutarate) (C5) in the KREBS CYCLE.

de·car·box·yl·a·tion

(dē'kahr-bok-sil-ā'shŭn)
Reaction involving removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic acid.

decarboxylation

(dē´karbok´səlā´shən),
n a chemical reaction involving the removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from carboxylic acid.

decarboxylation

removal of the carboxyl group from a compound.