pyruvate carboxylase

noun

: an enzyme that contains biotin as a prosthetic group and in the presence of acetyl coenzyme A catalyzes the fixation of carbon dioxide by pyruvate to form oxalacetate

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“Pyruvate carboxylase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyruvate%20carboxylase. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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