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, in the meaning defined above

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“Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucose-6-phosphate%20dehydrogenase. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

noun

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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