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Lactate dehydrogenase

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Description of Lactate dehydrogenase

Lactate dehydrogenase: LDH. One of a group of enzymes found in the blood and other body tissues and involved in energy production in cells. An increased amount of LDH in the blood may be a sign of tissue damage and some types of cancer or other diseases. Also called lactic acid dehydrogenase.
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Lactate dehydrogenase: A family of homotetrameric cytoplasmic enzymes involved in the conversion of L-lactate and NAD to pyruvate and NADH in the final step of anaerobic glycolysis. In vertebrates, genes for three different subunits (LDH-A, LDH-B and LDH-C) exist.
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Lactate dehydrogenase: EC 1.1.1.27 and EC 1.1.1.28; do not confuse with EC 1.1.2.3, EC 1.1.2.4, or EC 1.1.2.5, lactate dehydrogenase (cytochrome).
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Lactate dehydrogenase: Alcohol oxidoreductases with substrate specificity for LACTIC ACID.
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