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cystathionine ß-lyase

Pronunciation: sis'ta-thi'o-nen li'as

Definition: An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of l-cystathionine to pyruvate, l-homocysteine, and NH3.

Synonym(s): ß-cystathionase, cystine lyase

See Also: cystathionine ?-lyase

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