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malate synthase


Definition: an enzyme catalyzing the reversible condensation of acetyl-CoA with glyoxylate and water to form l-malate and coenzyme A; an enzyme in the glyoxylate cycle.

Synonym(s): glyoxylate transacetylase, malate-condensing enzyme

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