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tryptophan synthase


Definition: a nonmammalian hydro-lyase condensing l-serine indole-3-glycerol phosphate to produce l-tryptophan and glyceraldehyde phosphate; pyridoxal phosphate is required; it will also react l-serine with indole.

Synonym(s): tryptophan desmolase, tryptophan synthetase

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