Dehydrogenase definition

dēhī-drŏjə-nās, -nāz, dē-hīdrə-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.
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Any oxidoreductase enzyme that acts as a catalyst, in chemical reactions involving oxidation, by the removal of hydrogen.
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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.
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(biochemistry) Any of several enzymes that catalyze the removal of hydrogen (a proton) from biological compounds.
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Noun

Singular:
dehydrogenase
Plural:
dehydrogenases