dehydrogenase

[dee-hahy-druh-juh-neys, -neyz]
noun Biochemistry.
an oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen.

Origin:
1920–25; dehydrogen(ate) + -ase

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dehydrogenase (diːˈhaɪdrədʒəˌneɪz)
 
n
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 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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