glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

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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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1954, in the meaning defined above

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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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