[ klawr-uh-fil-eys, -eyz, klohr-; klawr-uh-fuh-leys, -leyz, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr əˈfɪl eɪs, -eɪz, ˌkloʊr-; ˈklɔr ə fəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz, ˈkloʊr- /
an enzyme found in plants that decomposes chlorophyll by removing the phytol chain.
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