glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase


glucose–6–phosphate dehydrogenase

noun

Definition of GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE

:  an enzyme found especially in red blood cells that dehydrogenates glucose-6-phosphate in a glucose degradation pathway alternative to the Krebs cycle

First Known Use of GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE

1954

glucose–6–phosphate dehydrogenase

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLUCOSE–6–PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE

: an enzyme found especially in red blood cells that dehydrogenates glucose-6-phosphate in a glucose degradation pathway alternative to the Krebs cycle

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