citrate lyase

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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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The use of citric acid was tested on KMK medium, blue colonies were formed when the citratase was produced.