noun[usually with modifier] Biochemistry
An enzyme which catalyses the reduction of a particular substance by hydrogen.
- It is now known to be responsible for a set of genes, including those for formate hydrogenase.
- It is the biological redox partner of the periplasmic hydrogenase.
- Immunogold labeling allowed colocalization of hydrogenase and double-stranded DNA in the hydrogenosomes of the ciliate.
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