Medical Definition of Lysyl oxidase
Extracellular enzyme that deaminates lysine and hydroxylysine residues in collagen or elastin to form aldehydes, that then interact with each other or with other lysyl side chains to form crosslinks.
This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology
(11 Mar 2008)
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