l-serine dehydratase

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l-ser·ine de·hy·dra·tase

l-hydroxyamino acid dehydratase; a deaminating hydro-lyase converting l-serine to pyruvate and NH3; a part of amino acid catabolism.
See also: threonine dehydratase.
Synonym(s): serine dehydrase

SRR

A gene on chromosome 17p13 that encodes serine racemase, which converts L-serine to D-serine, a key co-agonist with glutamate at NMDA receptors. It is highly expressed in the hippocampus and corpus callosum.
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