carboxylase

carboxylase

[kahr-bok-suh-leys, -leyz]
noun Biochemistry.

Origin:
< German (1911); see carboxyl, -ase

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carboxylase (kɑːˈbɒksɪˌleɪz)
 
n
any enzyme that catalyses the release of carbon dioxide from certain acids

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carboxylase car·box·yl·ase (kär-bŏk'sə-lās', -lāz')
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes a carboxylation or decarboxylation reaction.

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