succinate dehydrogenase

noun

Definition of succinate dehydrogenase

: an iron-containing flavoprotein enzyme that catalyzes often reversibly the dehydrogenation of succinic acid to fumaric acid in the Krebs cycle and that is widely distributed especially in animal tissues, bacteria, and yeast

called also succinic dehydrogenase

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1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Succinate dehydrogenase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/succinate%20dehydrogenase. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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succinate dehydrogenase

noun

Medical Definition of succinate dehydrogenase

: an iron-containing flavoprotein enzyme that catalyzes often reversibly the dehydrogenation of succinic acid to fumaric acid in the presence of a hydrogen acceptor and that is widely distributed especially in animal tissues, bacteria, and yeast

called also succinic dehydrogenase

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