histidine decarboxylase


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his·ti·dine de·car·box·yl·ase

[MIM*142704]
an enzyme catalyzing the pyridoxal-phosphate-dependent decarboxylation of l-histidine to histamine and CO2; thus, it plays a role in constriction of bronchial smooth muscle.

his·ti·dine de·car·box·yl·ase

(his'ti-dēn dē'kahr-bok'sil-ās)
An enzyme catalyzing the decarboxylation of l-histidine to histamine and CO2; it plays a role in constriction of bronchial smooth muscle.
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