malate dehydrogenase

noun

Medical Definition of malate dehydrogenase

: an enzyme that catalyzes reversibly the oxidation of malate in the presence of NAD

called also malic enzyme

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“Malate dehydrogenase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/malate%20dehydrogenase. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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