Medical Dictionary

alcohol dehydrogenase



:  any of various dehydrogenases that catalyze reversibly the conversion between an alcohol and an aldehyde or ketone that in humans are zinc-containing dimers found especially in the liver and gastric mucosa which catalyze the oxidation of an alcohol (as ethanol) to an aldehyde (as acetaldehyde) in the presence of NAD
March 27, 2015
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