pyruvate decarboxylase


pyruvate decarboxylase

noun

Definition of PYRUVATE DECARBOXYLASE

: a lyase that catalyzes the first step in the final stage of alcoholic fermentation involving the decarboxylation of pyruvate to form an aldehyde and carbon dioxide

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