aspartase


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aspartase

[ə′spär‚tās]
(biochemistry)
A bacterial enzyme that catalyzes the deamination of aspartic acid to fumaric acid and ammonia.
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20) MRS may show normal to increased choline and myoinositol and decreased n-acetyl aspartase.
Efficient production of L-phenylalanine catalyzed by a coupled enzymatic system of transaminase and aspartase.
pestis lacks aspartase activity in this environment, the bacteria converted L-glutamate into aspartic acid during the time of bacterial restriction.