tryptophanase

noun

tryp·​to·​pha·​nase ˈtrip-tə-fə-ˌnās How to pronounce tryptophanase (audio) trip-ˈtäf-ə- How to pronounce tryptophanase (audio)
-ˌnāz
: an enzyme that catalyzes the decomposition of tryptophan into indole, pyruvic acid, and ammonia

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“Tryptophanase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tryptophanase. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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