succinate dehydrogenase


succinate dehydrogenase

noun

Definition of SUCCINATE DEHYDROGENASE

:  an iron-containing flavoprotein enzyme that catalyzes often reversibly the dehydrogenation of succinic acid to fumaric acid in the Krebs cycle and that is widely distributed especially in animal tissues, bacteria, and yeast —called also succinic dehydrogenase

First Known Use of SUCCINATE DEHYDROGENASE

1962

succinate dehydrogenase

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUCCINATE DEHYDROGENASE

: an iron-containing flavoprotein enzyme that catalyzes often reversibly the dehydrogenation of succinic acid to fumaric acid in the presence of a hydrogen acceptor and that is widely distributed especially in animal tissues, bacteria, and yeast—called also succinic dehydrogenase

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