Medical Dictionary


noun trans·ke·tol·ase \ˌtran(t)s-ˈkēt-l-ˌās, -ˌāz\

Medical Definition of TRANSKETOLASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of the ketonic residue HOCH2CO− from the phosphate of xylulose to that of ribose to form the phosphate of sedoheptulose


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