decarboxylase


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decarboxylase

[‚dē·kär′bäk·sə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes the carboxyl radical, COOH.
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We identified cold-induced S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase (AdoMetDC; DEG7), cold acclimation specific protein 30 (DEG32) and DnaJ-like protein (DEG41).
Promising histamine producing isolates were further screened for histidine decarboxylase (HDC) gene.
Acetoin and phenylacetylcarbinol formation by the pyruvate decarboxylase of Zymomonas mobilis and Saccharomyces carlsbergensis.
Pyridoxal phosphate in turn stimulates the activity of glutamic acid decarboxylase which catalyzes GABA synthesis.
Autoantibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase in a patient with stiff-man syndrome, epilepsy, and type I diabetes mellitus.
Following ICA and IAA, autoantibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) were next discovered.
This paragraph describes the synthesis of L-DOPA by tyrosine phenol-lyase from Erwinia herbicola, aromatic amino acid decarboxylase from Pseudomonas putida, and monoamine oxidase (tyramine oxidase) from Micrococcus luteus.
Purification and properties of orotidine-5'-phosphate pyrophosphorylase and orotidine-5'-phosphate decarboxylase from baker's yeast.
The elimination of drug craving appears to be related to the fact that the enzyme tyrosine decarboxylase is not produced in flies that have mutated genes.
The histamine surge was tracked to histidine decarboxylase, a key enzyme for histamine synthesis--neutrophils made more of the enzyme when infected with P.
of Edinburgh King's Buildings Campus, UK), who took care to find highly expert authors from around the world, are arranged thematically as follows: enzymes and metabolism (properties, structure, function, regulation, implications--of glutamate dehydrogenase, aminotransferases, histidine decarboxylase, among others); dynamics (e.