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kynureninase

Pronunciation: ki-nu-ren'i-nas

Definition: A liver enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of the l-kynurenine side chain, with the formation of anthranilic acid and l-alanine; a participant in l-tryptophan metabolism.

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