Carboxylase meaning

kär-bŏksə-lās, -lāz
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the addition of a carboxyl group.
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An enzyme that is capable of removing carbon dioxide from certain organic acids to produce aldehydes, as in the formation of acetaldehyde from pyruvic acid.
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(biochemistry) Any enzyme that catalyzes either a carboxylation or decarboxylation reaction.
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