Definition of Carboxylase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes either a carboxylation or decarboxylation reaction ¹



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Definition of Carboxylase

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Carboxylase

1. 1. One of several carboxy-lyases, trivially named carboxylases or decarboxylases (EC subclass 4.1.1), catalyzing the addition of CO2 to all or part of another molecule to create an additional -COOH group (e.g., ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase). 2. Obsolete name for pyruvate decarboxylase. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carboxylase

carboxyethyl
carboxyfluorescein
carboxyfluoroscein
carboxyhaemoglobin
carboxyhemoglobin
carboxyhemoglobinaemia
carboxykinase
carboxykinases
carboxyl
carboxyl-terminal residue
carboxyl and carbamoyl transferases
carboxyl group
carboxyl methyltransferase
carboxyl methyltransferases
carboxyl terminal
carboxylase (current term)
carboxylases
carboxylate
carboxylate reductase
carboxylated
carboxylates
carboxylating
carboxylation
carboxylations
carboxylesterase
carboxylic
carboxylic acid
carboxylic acid ester
carboxylic acid reductase
carboxylic acids

Literary usage of Carboxylase

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1. Alcoholic Fermentation by Arthur Harden (1914)
"carboxylase. AN observation of remarkable interest, which promises to throw light on several important features of the biochemistry of yeast, ..."

2. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plant Vectors: Bibliography January by Lara Wiggert (1995)
"Both isoforms catalyzed activation of Rbu-P2 carboxylase (ribulose 1, 5-bis- phosphate ... These mutations abolished Rbu-P2 carboxylase activase and ATPase ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... of the presence of carboxylase; this experience confirms C. ... ent that from living yeast no carboxylase diffuses into the surrounding liquid. LW HAAS. ..."

4. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Two adjacent N-terminal tryptic peptides of the large subunit of ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (3-phospho-D-glycerate carboxy-lyase ..."

5. Biotechnology: Plant Nutrition: A Bibliography, January 1988-April 1993 by Janet Saunders (1994)
"P62 Alfalfa root nodule phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase: characterization of the cDNA and expression in effective and plant-controlled ineffective nodules. ..."

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