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An enzyme in anaerobic glycolysis that catalyzes the cleavage of fructose 1,6-diphosphate to glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate; used also in the reverse reaction.



an enzyme; one of the lyases, which split and synthesize carbon bonds (—C—C—). Its molecular mass is 147,000–180,000; the aldolase molecule is composed of two polypeptide chains. In animals aldolase is generally found in the skeletal muscles; in plants it is found in areas where photosynthesis takes place. Aldolase condenses aldehydes; this is the derivation of the name. It is catalyzed by a reversible reaction: fructose diphosphate ⇌ 3–phosphoglycerine aldehyde + phosphodioxyacetone. In plant tissues aldolase takes part in the dark phase of photosynthesis; in animals, in the process of glycolysis, which leads to the production of such energy-rich compounds as ATP.

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Completion of the ALD transaction will lead to a shift in NMGA's focus from mineral exploration to debt collection; and NMG will subject to shareholder approval seek divestment opportunities for its remaining mineral exploration business, alternatively close down that business.
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The pan-Nordic financial group Nordea said on Thursday (24 November) that Nordea Finance and ALD Automotive would form local joint ventures to provide fleet management services in the Nordic region.
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