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Medical Term:

ammonia-lyases

Pronunciation: ă-mō′nē-ă-lī′ās-ēz

Definition: Enzymes that remove ammonia or an amino compound nonhydrolytically (hence lyases, EC class 4), by rupture of a C—N bond leaving a double bond (EC subgroup 4.3), aspartate ammonia-lyase (aspartase).

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