transketolase

noun
trans·ke·tol·ase | \ˌtran(t)s-ˈkēt-ȯl-ˌās, -ˌāz \

Medical Definition of transketolase 

: an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of the ketonic residue HOCH2CO− from the phosphate of xylulose to that of ribose to form the phosphate of sedoheptulose

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