cocarboxylase

noun
co·​car·​box·​yl·​ase | \ ˌkō-kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās How to pronounce cocarboxylase (audio) , -ˌlāz \

Definition of cocarboxylase

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Cocarboxylase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocarboxylase. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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cocarboxylase

noun
co·​car·​box·​yl·​ase | \ ˌkō-kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz How to pronounce cocarboxylase (audio) \

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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