cocarboxylase

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noun co·car·box·yl·ase \ˌkō-kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Definition of cocarboxylase

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

First Known Use of cocarboxylase

1932


Medical Dictionary

cocarboxylase

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noun co·car·box·yl·ase \ˌkō-kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz\

Medical Definition of cocarboxylase

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


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