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dehydrogenase

[dee-hahy-druh-juh-neys, -neyz] /diˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
an oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; dehydrogen(ate) + -ase
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  • The former has been implicated in celiac disease, while the latter is an alcohol dehydrogenase locus.
British Dictionary definitions for dehydrogenase

dehydrogenase

/diːˈhaɪdrədʒəˌneɪz/
noun
1.
an enzyme, such as any of the respiratory enzymes, that activates oxidation-reduction reactions by transferring hydrogen from substrate to acceptor
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dehydrogenase in Medicine

dehydrogenase de·hy·dro·gen·ase (dē'hī-drŏj'ə-nās', -nāz', dē-hī'drə-jə-)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the removal and transfer of hydrogen from a substrate in an oxidation-reduction reaction.

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