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decarboxylation

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Removal of a carboxyl group from a chemical compound, usually with hydrogen replacing it.

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  • n. The removal of one or more carboxyl groups from a molecule

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  • n. the process of removing a carboxyl group from a chemical compound (usually replacing it with hydrogen)

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Examples

  • No matter the source of tryptophan, the biosynthesis begins with the decarboxylation of L-tryptophan (step 1).

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  • Droxidopa is a synthetic catecholamine that is directly converted to norepinephrine NE via decarboxylation, resulting in increased levels of NE in the nervous system, both centrally and peripherally.

  • This was most likely due to decreased peripheral decarboxylation of levodopa rather than to a primary effect of carbidopa on the peripheral nervous system.

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  • About LODOSYN LODOSYN (carbidopa), an inhibitor of aromatic amino acid decarboxylation, is indicated for use with carbidopa-levodopa or with levodopa in the treatment of the symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease (paralysis agitans), postencephalitic parkinsonism, and symptomatic parkinsonism.

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  • Droxidopa is a synthetic catecholamine that is directly converted to norepinephrine (NE) via decarboxylation, resulting in increased levels of NE in the nervous system, both centrally and peripherally.

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  • No matter the source of tryptophan, the biosynthesis begins with the decarboxylation of

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  • Next, the engineers place the free fatty acids in a reactor to perform the decarboxylation step; that is, carbon dioxide is taken off the free fatty acids.

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  • Thus, the role of Hfq appears to be at most marginal for the virulence of SCHU S4 but considering that the difference compared to the parental strain was marginal also in subspecies holarctica, the contribution of Hfq may not be distinct between subspecies Gluconeogenesis in the absence of pyruvate requires the functions of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK), encoded by pckA, which catalyses the decarboxylation and phosphorylation of oxaloacetate to form phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) [62].

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  • As I see it, the conversion can be presented as three chemical reactions: hydrolysis, decarboxylation, and product degradation (for lack of a better term).

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  • All available fat / oil undergoes hydrolysis and all the fatty acid thus produced undergoes decarboxylation.

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