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carboxylase

 [kahr-bok´sĭ-lās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of carbon dioxide from the carboxyl group of alpha amino keto acids.

car·box·yl·ase

(kar-bok'sil-ās),
1. One of several carboxy-lyases, trivially named carboxylases or decarboxylases, 4.1.1.x), catalyzing the addition of CO2 to all or part of another molecule to create an additional -COOH group (for example, ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase).
2. Name occasionally applied to pyruvate decarboxylase.

carboxylase

/car·box·y·lase/ (kahr-bok´sĭ-lās) an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of carbon dioxide from the carboxyl group of alpha amino keto acids.

carboxylase

[kärbok′səlās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the addition of a molecule of carbon dioxide to another compound to form a carboxyl group.

car·box·yl·ase

(kahr-bok'sil-ās)
One of several carboxylyases catalyzing the addition of CO2 to another molecule to create an additional -COOH group.

carboxylase

an enzyme that assists in the CARBOXYLATION or decarboxylation of a SUBSTRATE (3).

carboxylase

an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of carbon dioxide from the carboxyl group of alpha amino keto acids.
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Bionaz and Loor (2008) reported that peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARG) which is one of members of the nuclear receptor transcription factors was up-regulated and the expression of genes involved in de novo fatty acid synthesis (acetylcoenzyme A carboxylase alpha (ACACA) and fatty acid synthase (FASN), fatty acid uptake and transport (Cluster of differentiation 36 (CD36) and Fatty acid-binding protein 3 (FABP3)) and desaturation (Stearoyl-CoA desaturase [SCD]) was stimulated during lactation (Bionaz and Loor, 2008b).
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