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.
Other Enterotube II assays such as carbohydrate fermentation (adonitol, arabinose, sorbitol, lactose, glucose, dulcitol), production of sulfidric acid, production of urease, citratase, and phenylalaline deaminase were performed.