phosphogluconate dehydrogenase

noun

Medical Definition of phosphogluconate dehydrogenase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidative decarboxylation of phosphogluconate with the generation of NADPH

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“Phosphogluconate dehydrogenase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phosphogluconate%20dehydrogenase. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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