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Ureasen

The enzyme or group of enzymes is mainly found in crustaceans, marine molluscs, plant seeds and soil bacteria. In the latter, ureases play an important role in the nitrogen cycle of the soil. In viticulture, artificially produced urease is used to reduce the content of urea in wine, which it breaks down into ammonia and carbon. It is therefore one of the so-called oenological enzymes.

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