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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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