chlorophyllase


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chlor·o·phyl·lase

(klōr'ō-fil'-ās),
A reversible hydrolyzing enzyme catalyzing the removal of the phytyl group from a chlorophyll, leaving a chlorophyllide.
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Changes in chlorophyll content, chlorophyllase activity, photosynthetic CO2 uptake, sugar and starch content in five dicotyledons plants exposed to automobile exhaust pollution.