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aconitate hydratase

Pronunciation: ă-kon′i-tāt hī′dra-tās

Definition: An iron-containing enzyme catalyzing the dehydration of citrate to cis-aconitate, a reaction of significance in the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

Synonym(s): aconitase

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