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An enzyme in blood that catalyzes the hydrolysis of biocytin to biotin and lysine (or, lysyl residue if the lysine is part of a protein sequence).
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biotinidaseAn enzyme encoded by BTD on chromosome 3p25, which recycles biotin by cleaving biocytin (biotin-lysine), a normal product of carboxylase degradation.
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