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carboxylase

[kahr-bok-suh-leys, -leyz] /kɑrˈbɒk səˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz/
noun, Biochemistry.
Origin of carboxylase
< German (1911); see carboxyl, -ase
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  • With regard to the relation of carboxylase to the process of alcoholic fermentation, nothing definite is yet known.

    Alcoholic Fermentation Arthur Harden
  • A comparison of the conditions of action of carboxylase and zymase has revealed several interesting points of difference.

    Alcoholic Fermentation Arthur Harden
  • (b) The pyruvic acid is then decomposed by carboxylase yielding aldehyde and carbon dioxide (equation 2, p. 109).

    Alcoholic Fermentation Arthur Harden
British Dictionary definitions for carboxylase

carboxylase

/kɑːˈbɒksɪˌleɪz/
noun
1.
any enzyme that catalyses the release of carbon dioxide from certain acids
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carboxylase in Medicine

carboxylase car·box·yl·ase (kär-bŏk'sə-lās', -lāz')
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes a carboxylation or decarboxylation reaction.

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