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<cell biology> An enzyme found in the alpha-toxin of clostridium welchii and other strains of clostridia and bacilli. It hydrolyzes glycerophosphatidates with the formation of 1,2-diacylglycerol and a phosphorylated nitrogenous base such as choline.
Chemical name: Phosphatidylcholine cholinephosphohydrolase
Registry number: EC 188.8.131.52
(12 Dec 1998)
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