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Medical Term:

deoxyribosephosphate aldolase

Pronunciation: de-oks'e-ri'bos-fos'fat al'dol-as

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes cleavage of 2-deoxy-d-ribose 5-phosphate to product d-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate and acetaldehyde.

Synonym(s): deoxyriboaldolase

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