kynureninase

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kynureninase kyn·u·re·nin·ase (kī'nyu-rē'nə-nās', -nāz', -rěn'ə-, kĭn'yu-)
n.
A liver enzyme that catalyzes the formation of alanine and anthranilic acid during tryptophan metabolism.

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