malate synthase

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ma·late syn·thase

an enzyme catalyzing the reversible condensation of acetyl-CoA with glyoxylate and water to form l-malate and coenzyme A; an enzyme in the glyoxylate cycle.
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malate synthase

An enzyme that catalyses the reaction:
acetyl-CoA + H2O + glyoxylate <—> (S)-malate + CoA.
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