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retinal isomerase

retinal isomerase in Medicine

retinal isomerase n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of the trans form of retinaldehyde to 11-cis retinal, a reaction that is important to the regeneration of the visual pigments. Also called retinaldehyde isomerase.

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