Medical Definition of Tryptophan pyrrolase

1. An oxidoreductase catalyzing the reaction of l-tryptophan and O2 to produce l-N-formylkynurenine; an adaptive enzyme, the level (in the liver) being controlled by adrenal hormones; a step in tryptophan catabolism; also, a step in the synthesis of NAD+ from tryptophan. Synonym: pyrrolase, tryptophan oxygenase, tryptophan pyrrolase, tryptophanase. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tryptophan Pyrrolase

tryptase
tryptic
tryptically
tryptich
tryptonaemia
tryptone
tryptophan
tryptophan-tRNA ligase
tryptophan 2-methyltransferase
tryptophan 2-monooxygenase
tryptophan C-methyltransferase
tryptophan decarboxylase
tryptophan desmolase
tryptophan hydroxylase
tryptophan oxygenase
tryptophan pyrrolase (current term)
tryptophan synthase
tryptophan synthetase
tryptophanase
tryptophane
tryptophanes
tryptophans
tryptophanuria
tryptophanyl
tryptophyl
tryptophyls
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