ammonia-lyase

n.

Any of various enzymes that remove ammonia or an amino compound by breaking the C-N bond, leaving a C=C.

Nearby words

  1. ammonia,
  2. ammonia clock,
  3. ammonia liquor,
  4. ammonia solution,
  5. ammonia water,
  6. ammoniac,
  7. ammoniacal,
  8. ammoniate,
  9. ammoniated,
  10. ammonic


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