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chlorophyllase

Pronunciation: klor'o-fil'-as

Definition: A reversible hydrolyzing enzyme catalyzing the removal of the phytyl group from a chlorophyll, leaving a chlorophyllide.

Synonym(s): chlorophyll esterase

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