dehydrochlorinase

dehydrochlorinase

[dee-hahy-druh-klawr-uh-neys, -neyz, -klohr-]
noun Biochemistry.
an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen and chlorine atoms or ions from chlorinated hydrocarbons.

Origin:
1955–60; dehydrochlorin(ate) + -ase

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