formamidase

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formamidase

 [form-am´ĭ-dās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of formylkynurenine to kynurenine and formate in tryptophan metabolism.
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for·mam·i·dase

(fōr-mam'i-dās),
An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of n-formyl-l-kynurenine to l-kynurenine and formate, a reaction of significance in l-tryptophan catabolism.
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for·mam·i·dase

(fōr-mam'i-dās)
An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of n-formyl-l-kynurenine to l-kynurenine and formate, a reaction of significance in l-tryptophan catabolism.
Synonym(s): formylase.
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