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dehydrochlorinase

[dee-hahy-druh-klawr-uh-neys, -neyz, -klohr-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. an enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen and chlorine atoms or ions from chlorinated hydrocarbons.

Origin of dehydrochlorinase

First recorded in 1955–60; dehydrochlorin(ate) + -ase
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