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Medical Term:

biocytinase

Pronunciation: bī-ō-sī′tin-āz

Definition: An enzyme in blood that catalyzes the hydrolysis of biocytin to biotin and lysine (or, lysyl residue if the lysine is part of a protein sequence).

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