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(b) The pyruvic acid is then decomposed by carboxylase yielding aldehyde and carbon dioxide (equation 2, p. 109).
Alcoholic Fermentation Arthur Harden

With regard to the relation of carboxylase to the process of alcoholic fermentation, nothing definite is yet known.
Alcoholic Fermentation Arthur Harden

A comparison of the conditions of action of carboxylase and zymase has revealed several interesting points of difference.
Alcoholic Fermentation Arthur Harden

any enzyme that catalyses the release of carbon dioxide from certain acids

carboxylase car·box·yl·ase (kär-bŏk’sə-lās’, -lāz’)
An enzyme that catalyzes a carboxylation or decarboxylation reaction.


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  • Carboxylate

    to introduce the carboxyl group into (an organic compound). a salt or ester of a carboxylic acid. noun any salt or ester of a carboxylic acid having a formula of the type M(RCOO)x, where M is a metal and R an organic group, or R1COOR², where R1 and R² are organic groups carboxylate (kär-bŏk’sə-lāt’) A […]

  • Carboxylation

    the process of carboxylating. carboxylation car·box·yl·a·tion (kär-bŏk’sə-lā’shən) n. The introduction of a carboxyl group into a compound or molecule.

  • Carboxylic-acid

    any organic acid containing one or more carboxyl groups. noun any of a class of organic acids containing the carboxyl group See also fatty acid carboxylic acid (kär’bŏk-sĭl’ĭk) An organic acid containing one or more carboxyl groups. Carboxylic acids often have names ending in -oic acid, such as benzoic acid. Amino acids, fatty acids, and […]

  • Carboxyltransferase

    carboxyltransferase carboxyltransferase car·box·yl·trans·fer·ase (kär-bŏk’səl-trāns’fə-rās’, -rāz’) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of carboxyl groups from one compound to another. Also called transcarboxylase.

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