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Related to decarboxylase: Ornithine decarboxylase, histidine decarboxylase, Lysine decarboxylase, Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase, OMP decarboxylase
any of the lyase class of enzymes that catalyze the removal of a carbon dioxide molecule from a compound.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Any enzyme that removes a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic group (for example, from an α-amino acid, converting it into an amine).
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Any enzyme (EC subclass 4.1.1) that removes a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic group.
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