biotin carboxylase


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biotin carboxylase

[′bī·ə·tən kär′bäk·sə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme which condenses bicarbonate with biotin to form carboxybiotin.
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This multi-component enzyme, which contains a biotin carboxylase activity, a biotin carboxyl carrier protein, and a carboxyltransferase functionality, has major and minor subunits of [M.sub.r] 265,000 and 280,000 respectively [9-10].
[10.] Waldrop GL, Rayment I and HM Holden Three-dimensional structure of the biotin carboxylase subunit of acetyl-CoA carboxylase.