glutamate dehydrogenase

noun

Medical Definition of glutamate dehydrogenase

: an enzyme present especially in liver mitochondria and cytosol that catalyzes the oxidation of glutamate to ammonia and α-ketoglutaric acid

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“Glutamate dehydrogenase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glutamate%20dehydrogenase. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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