diaphorase

noun di·aph·o·rase \ dī-ˈa-fə-ˌrās , -ˌrāz \

Definition of diaphorase

: a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of NAD

Origin and Etymology of diaphorase

International Scientific Vocabulary diaphor- (from Greek diaphoros different, from diapherein to differ, from dia- + pherein to carry) + -ase — more at bear


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diaphorase

noun di·aph·o·rase \ dī-ˈaf-ə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz \

medical Definition of diaphorase

: a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of NAD

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