Pronunciation: as-par′tāt dē′kar-boks′i-lās
Definition: a carboxy-lyase converting l-aspartate to l-alanine (releasing CO2); it decarboxylates aminomalonate and (in bacteria) removes SO2 from cysteinesulfinate.
See Also: desulfinase
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