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 (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


(diˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz)

an oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen.
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A novel disease with deficiency of mitochondrial very-long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase.
They get worse the older you get TRUE: When we drink our livers produce the enzyme dehydrogenase, which breaks down alcohol into a harmless chemical so less of it enters the bloodstream.
1 U/L; creatine kinase, 2228 [+ or -] 578 U/L; lactate dehydrogenase, 1702 [+ or -] 475 U/L; alkaline phosphatase, 358 [+ or -] 197 U/L; amylase, 563 [+ or -] 114 U/L; glutamate dehydrogenase, 7.
The glutathione pathway is paramount to antioxidant defense and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)-deficient cells do not cope well with oxidative damage.
Background: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase is the commonest enzymopathy in human beings.
Lactate Dehydrogenase: Lactate dehydrogenase (LD) activity was measured using a quantitative kinetic assay.
In the beginning the liver metabolises ethanol into acetaldehyde through an enzyme, alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH), before breaking it into acetate by aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH).
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TEHRAN (FNA)- 3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase enzyme biosensor based on screen-printed electrode modified with single layer carbon nanotubes was designed by Iranian researchers to determine the concentration of 3-hydroxybutyrate (HB) in serum.
We read with interest the commentary of Gao (1) regarding our letter about the possible value of serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) as an early marker of posterior encephalopathy syndrome (2).
Glucose -6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is the commonest genetic disorder and is one of the most frequent red cell enzymopathies worldwide.
Proinflammatory cytokines [tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-[alpha]), interleukin (IL)-1[beta], and IL-6], lactate dehydrogenase activity, and triglyceride and cholesterol levels were analyzed in blood samples.