hydro-lyase

hydro-lyase

 [hi″dro-li´ās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of a hydrogen atom and a hydroxyl group from the substrate molecule as water and the formation of a double bond.

hydro-lyase

/hy·dro-ly·ase/ (hi″dro-li´ās) a lyase that catalyzes the removal of water from a substrate by breakage of a carbon-oxygen bond, leading to formation of a double bond.

hydro-lyase

an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of a hydrogen atom and a hydroxyl group from the substrate molecule as water and the formation of a double bond.