diaphorase
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary diaphor- (from Greek diaphoros different, from diapherein to differ, from dia- + pherein to carry) + -ase — more at bear Date: 1938 a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of NAD

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  • diaphorase — /duy af euh rays /, n. Biochem. a flavoprotein, found in mitochondria, that acts as an enzyme in catalyzing the oxidation of reduced NAD. [ < G Diaphorase (1938) < Gk diáphor(os) different, unlike (see DIA , PHORE) + G ase ASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • diaphorase — Any enzyme capable of catalysing oxidation of NAD or NADPH in the presence of an electron acceptor other than oxygen for example methylene blue, quinones or cytochromes. Imprecise term …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • diaphorase — noun Any of a group of flavoprotein enzymes that catalyze the reduction of cytochrome and other similar compounds …   Wiktionary

  • diaphorase — Originally, a series of flavoproteins with reductase activity in mitochondria; now dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase. * * * di·aph·o·rase dī af ə .rās, .rāz n a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of NAD * * * di·aph·o·rase (di …   Medical dictionary

  • Diaphorase — Dia|phora̱se [zu gr. διαϕορος = verschieden u. ↑...ase] w; , n (meist Mehrz.): Enzyme, die an der Übertragung von Wasserstoff auf Wasserstoffakzeptoren beteiligt sind …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Diaphorase — Di|a|pho|ra|se die; , n (meist Plur.) <zu gr. diáphoros »verschieden« u. ↑...ase> ↑Enzym, das an der Übertragung von Wasserstoff auf Wasserstoffakzeptoren (vgl. ↑Akzeptor, 1) beteiligt ist (Biochem.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • diaphorase — di·aph·o·rase …   English syllables

  • diaphorase — dīˈafəˌrās, āz noun ( s) Etymology: Greek diaphoros different + English ase : a flavoprotein enzyme capable of oxidizing the reduced form of diphosphopyridine nucleotide or of triphosphopyridine nucleotide at the expense of some nonphysiological… …   Useful english dictionary

  • DT-diaphorase — SYN: NADPH dehydrogenase (quinone) …   Medical dictionary

  • NADPH dehydrogenase — Identifiers EC number 1.6.99.1 CAS number 9001 68 7 …   Wikipedia

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