threonine dehydratase

thre·o·nine de·hy·dra·tase

an enzyme catalyzing the anaerobic deamination of l-threonine to 2-ketobutyric acid and ammonia; a central step in threonine catabolism.
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Freedland, "Threonine is catabolized by L-threonine 3-dehydrogenase and threonine dehydratase in hepatocytes from domestic cats (Felis domestica)," Journal of Nutrition, vol.