histidase

noun

his·​ti·​dase ˈhis-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz How to pronounce histidase (audio)
: an enzyme occurring especially in the liver of vertebrates that is capable of deaminating histidine to form urocanic acid

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“Histidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/histidase. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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