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Words related to decarboxylate

lose a carboxyl group

remove a carboxyl group from (a chemical compound)

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This enzyme is inducible under anaerobic conditions at pH 5.5 and can decarboxylate L-lysine to cadaverin, an alkaline product.
Indeed, the low pH generated during bone resorption is a sufficient means to decarboxylate osteocalcin.
Ashes do not contain carbonates, which decarboxylate at temperatures <900[degrees]C.
As they convert malic acid to softer lactic acid and carbon dioxide, they marginally increase volatile acidity, and they strip the acid groups from some amino acids (decarboxylate them) forming corresponding amines.
flavefaciens, Succinivibrio dextrinosolvens, Succinomonas amylolyitca and other bacteria, is continuously converted to propionate and C[O.sub.2] by Selenomonas ruminantium, for which succinate is a propionate-generating pathway intermediate, and Veillonella alcalescens and Succiniclasticum ruminis and others, which decarboxylate succinate to produce propionate (Wolin et al., 1997).
There is a change in the population of microorganisms inhabiting the rumen, increasing the number of those that decarboxylate the amino acid histidine to create histamine.
Neither the Biorat strains nor the Ratin strain was shown to decarboxylate lysine.
Both have the ability to take up and decarboxylate amine precursors.
During our investigations to develop a convenient three-step one pot synthesis of N-H pyrazoles, we explored the possibility of dilithiation of several C([alpha]),N-carbobenzyl-oxyhydrazones and related carboalkoxyhydrazones and their condensation with select esters, followed by acid hydrolysis to the pyrazole N-carboxylic acid, which would decarboxylate to the N-H pyrazole.
Their photosynthetic pathway is characterized by the use of the mitochondrial NAD-ME to decarboxylate malate in the Kranz bundle-sheaths (Long et al., 1994; Long & Berry, 1996).