Definition of hydrogenase in English:

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hydrogenase

Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈdrɒdʒəneɪz/

noun

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