transcarboxylase

transcarboxylase

A generic term for carboxyltransferase (EC 2.1.3.X), which has been specificially applied to Methylmalonyl-CoA carboxyltransferase (EC 2.1.3.1) (S-2-Methyl-3-oxopropanoyl-CoA:pyruvate carboxyltransferase).
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Although gene therapy has sparked great excitement among scientists, the research has suffered setbacks, including a 1999 death during a clinical trial for ornithine transcarboxylase deficiency.