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Medical Term:

lactate 2-monooxygenase

Pronunciation: lak'tat mon'o-oks'i-jen-as

Definition: A flavoprotein oxidoreductase that catalyzes oxidation (with O2) of l-lactate to produce acetate plus CO2 and water.

Synonym(s): lactic acid oxidative decarboxylase

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