codecarboxylase

codecarboxylase

[¦kō·də·kär′bäk·sə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
The prosthetic component of the enzyme carboxylase which catalyzes decarboxylation ofD-amino acids. Also known as pyridoxal phosphate.
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