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Pronunciation: ok'so-pro'lin-as

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes the ATP-dependent hydrolysis of l-5-oxoproline (ATP + l-5-oxoproline ? ADP + orthophosphate + l-glutamate); a deficiency of this enzyme will result in 5-oxoprolinuria.

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