Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z



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


Read Also:

  • Ammoniac

    Also, ammoniacum [am-uh-nahy-uh-kuh m] /ˌæm əˈnaɪ ə kəm/ (Show IPA). . . Historical Examples Sal ammoniac or ammonium nitrate when dissolved in water produce a much more marked cooling effect than does table salt. Physics Willis Eugene Tower I do not know,’ he once wrote, ‘what is precisely meant by “ammoniac manure.” The Earl of […]

  • Ammoniacal

    consisting of, containing, or using ammonia. like ammonia. Historical Examples Mr Hickey proposed the utilisation of the ammoniacal products resulting from his process. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley To the last is added an ammoniacal solution of a salt of gold. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley His chief work was the […]

  • Ammoniacal liquor

    a concentrated solution of ammonia, ammonium compounds, and sulfur compounds, obtained as a by-product in the destructive distillation of bituminous coal. Historical Examples It is generally prepared from the ammoniacal liquor obtained as a by-product on distilling coal. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various The liquid products of the destructive distillation of […]

  • Ammoniacum

    Also, ammoniacum [am-uh-nahy-uh-kuh m] /ˌæm əˈnaɪ ə kəm/ (Show IPA). . . a brownish-yellow gum resin, having an acrid taste, occurring in tearlike fragments from a plant, Dorema ammoniacum, of western Asia: used in porcelain ceramics and in medicine as an expectorant and counterirritant. Historical Examples A few, as those of belladonna and ammoniacum with […]

Disclaimer: Ammonia-lyase definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.