cocarboxylase


co·car·box·yl·ase

noun \ˌkō-kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Definition of COCARBOXYLASE

:  a coenzyme C12H19ClN4O7P2S·H2O that is a pyrophosphate of thiamine and is important in metabolic reactions (as decarboxylation in the Krebs cycle)

First Known Use of COCARBOXYLASE

1932

co·car·box·yl·ase

noun \ˌkō-kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COCARBOXYLASE

: a coenzyme C12H19ClN4O7P2S·H2O that is important in metabolic reactions (as decarboxylation in the Krebs cycle)—called also thiamine pyrophosphate

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