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tryptophanase

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noun tryp·to·pha·nase \ˈtrip-tə-fə-ˌnās, trip-ˈtäf-ə-, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of tryptophanase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes the decomposition of tryptophan into indole, pyruvic acid, and ammonia


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