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Aldehyde dehydrogenase

Aldehyde dehydrogenase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that oxidises an aldehyde in the presence of NAD_ and water to an acid and nadh. Before 1978, it was classified as EC 1.1.1.70.

chemical name: Aldehyde:NAD_ oxidoreductase

registry number: EC 1.2.1.3


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