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de·hy·dro·gen·ase(dē′hī-drŏj′ə-nās′, -nāz′, dē-hī′drə-jə-)
An enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen from a substrate and the transfer of the hydrogen to an acceptor in an oxidation-reduction reaction.
(Biochemistry) an enzyme, such as any of the respiratory enzymes, that activates oxidation-reduction reactions by transferring hydrogen from substrate to acceptor
de•hy•dro•gen•ase(diˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz)
an oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen.