trans·​ke·​tol·​ase ˌtran(t)s-ˈkēt-ȯl-ˌās, -ˌāz How to pronounce transketolase (audio)
: 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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“Transketolase.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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