citrate lyase

(redirected from citrase)

cit·rate ly·ase

citrate (pro-3S)-lyase; an enzyme that catalyzes the cleavage of citrate to oxaloacetate and acetate, in the absence of coenzyme A.
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Microscopically, they are Gram-positive Staphylococcus aureus ferment in glucose, lactose, sucrose, arabinose, maltose, mannose, galactose, urease, coagulase, oxidase, citrase whereas negative reactions in indole, methyl red, Vogus Proskauer, gel liquefaction and hydrogen sulfide production.