Definition of Tryptophan synthase

1. Noun. (enzyme) An enzyme found in plants and bacteria, but not in animals, which catalyses the final step in the biosynthesis of tryptophan. ¹



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Medical Definition of Tryptophan synthase

1. An enzyme that catalyses the conversion of l-serine and 1-(indol-3-yl)glycerol 3-phosphate to l-tryptophan and glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate. It is a pyridoxal phosphate protein that also catalyses the conversion of serine and indole into tryptophan and water and of indoleglycerol phosphate into indole and glyceraldehyde phosphate. Chemical name: L-Serine hydro-lyase (adding indoleglycerol-phosphate) Registry number: EC 4.2.1.20 (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tryptophan Synthase

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tryptophan-tRNA ligase
tryptophan 2-methyltransferase
tryptophan 2-monooxygenase
tryptophan C-methyltransferase
tryptophan decarboxylase
tryptophan desmolase
tryptophan hydroxylase
tryptophan oxygenase
tryptophan pyrrolase
tryptophan synthase (current term)
tryptophan synthetase
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tryptophanyl
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