chlorophyllase

[klawr-uh-fil-eys, -eyz, klohr-; klawr-uh-fuh-leys, -leyz, klohr-]

noun Biochemistry.

an enzyme found in plants that decomposes chlorophyll by removing the phytol chain.

Origin of chlorophyllase

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