pyruvic carboxylase

pyruvic carboxylase

[pī‚rü·vik kär′bäk·sə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme found in yeast, bacteria, and plants that catalyzes the decarboxylation of pyruvate to acetaldehyde and carbon dioxide.
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