Definitions for lactate dehydrogenase
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an enzyme of carbohydrate metabolism that interchanges lactate and pyruvate: elevated blood levels indicate injury to kidney, heart, or muscles.
Ref: Abbr.: LDH
A lactate dehydrogenase is an enzyme present in a wide variety of organisms, including plants and animals. Lactate dehydrogenases exist in four distinct enzyme classes. Two of them are cytochrome c-dependent enzymes, each acting on either D-lactate or L-lactate. The other two are NAD-dependent enzymes, each acting on either D-lactate or L-lactate. This article is about the NAD-dependent L-lactate dehydrogenase.
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