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enolase

Pronunciation: e'nol-as

Definition: An enzyme catalyzing the reversible dehydration of 2-phospho-d-glycerate to phosphoenolpyruvate and water; a step in both glycolysis and gluconeogenesis; several isozymes exist; requires magnesium ion and is inhibited by F-.

Synonym(s): phosphopyruvate hydratase

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