Recent Examples of dehydrogenase from the Web
The drug blocks a form of the enzyme acetaldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH), which helps the body metabolize alcohol; drinking while taking disulfiram leads to an extremely unpleasant, and occasionally fatal, constellation of hangover-like symptoms.
That intolerance occurs in some people of Mediterranean or African origin who have a G6PD (Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase) genetic deficiency.
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Origin and Etymology of dehydrogenase
First Known Use: 1923See Words from the same year
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