cyclophorase

[sī′klō-fôrās′, -āz′]

n.

Any of a group of mitochondrial enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of pyruvic acid to carbon dioxide and water; a Krebs-cycle enzyme.

Nearby words

  1. cyclopedia,
  2. cyclopedic,
  3. cyclopentadiene,
  4. cyclopentane,
  5. cyclopeptide,
  6. cyclophoria,
  7. cyclophosphamide,
  8. cyclophotocoagulation,
  9. cyclopia,
  10. cycloplegia


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