and other bonds by other reactions than by hydrolysis
. Lyases catalyse the addition of molecules to unsaturated compounds or the elimination
of molecules creating an unsaturated residue.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143
(Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992))
on page 159
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