histidase


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histidase

 [his´tĭ-dās]
an enzyme of the liver that converts histidine to urocanic acid.
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his·ti·dine am·mo·ni·a-ly·ase

an enzyme catalyzing deamination of l-histidine to urocanate and ammonia; this enzyme is absent or deficient in people with histidinemia.
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his·ti·dine am·mo·ni·a-ly·ase

(his'ti-dēn ă-mō'nē-ă-lī'ās)
An enzyme catalyzing deamination of l-histidine; this enzyme is absent or deficient in people with histidinemia.
Synonym(s): histidase.
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