dehydratase

noun

de·​hy·​dra·​tase (ˈ)dē-ˈhī-drə-ˌtās, -ˌtāz How to pronounce dehydratase (audio)
: an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of oxygen and hydrogen from metabolites in the proportion in which they form water

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“Dehydratase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dehydratase. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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