dehydrogenase

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dehydrogenase Any enzyme that catalyses the removal of hydrogen atoms (dehydrogenation) in biological reactions. Dehydrogenases occur in many biochemical pathways but are particularly important in driving the electron transport chain reactions of cell respiration. They work in conjunction with the hydrogen-accepting coenzymes NAD and FAD.

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dehydrogenase An enzyme which catalyses the removal of hydrogen from a substrate.

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dehydrogenase An enzyme that catalyses the removal of hydrogen from a substrate.

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dehydrogenase (dee-hy-droj-ĕ-nayz) n. see oxidoreductase.