Definition of hydrogenase in English:


Line breaks: hy¦dro¦gen|ase
Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈdrɒdʒəneɪz


[usually with modifier] Biochemistry
  • An enzyme which catalyses the reduction of a particular substance by hydrogen.
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    • 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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