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isocitrate dehydrogenase

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noun isocitrate de·hy·dro·ge·nase \-ˌdē-(ˌ)hī-ˈdräj-e-ˌnās, -(ˈ)dē-ˈhī-drə-jə-, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of isocitrate dehydrogenase

  1. :  either of two enzymes which catalyze the oxidation of isocitric acid to alpha-ketoglutaric acid (as in the Krebs cycle) and of which one uses NAD as an electron acceptor and the other NADP—called also isocitric dehydrogenase


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