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Definition: 'Isocitrate Dehydrogenase'

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isocitrate dehydrogenase

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. one of two enzymes that catalyze the conversion of threo-ds-isocitrate, the product of the action of both aconitase and isocitrate lyase, to α-ketoglutarate (2-oxoglutarate) and CO2; one of the isozymes uses NAD+ (participating in the tricarboxylic acid cycle), whereas the other uses NADP+.

Synonyms: isocitric acid dehydrogenase, oxalosuccinic carboxylase



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