tryptophanase

noun
tryp·​to·​pha·​nase | \ ˈtrip-tə-fə-ˌnās How to pronounce tryptophanase (audio) , trip-ˈtäf-ə- How to pronounce tryptophanase (audio) , -ˌnāz \

Medical Definition of tryptophanase

: 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 24 Oct. 2021.

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