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dehydrochlorinase

[dee-hahy-druh-klawr-uh-neys, -neyz, -klohr-] /diˌhaɪ drəˈklɔr əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz, -ˈkloʊr-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen and chlorine atoms or ions from chlorinated hydrocarbons.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; dehydrochlorin(ate) + -ase
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