Definition of Diaphorase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any of a group of flavoprotein enzymes that catalyze the reduction of cytochrome and other similar compounds ¹



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Definition of Diaphorase

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Diaphorase

1. Originally, a series of flavoproteins with reductase activity in mitochondria; now dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diaphorase

diaphanoscopy
diaphanotype
diaphanotypes
diaphanous
diaphanously
diaphanousness
diaphemetric
diaphen hydrochloride
diapheromera
diaphone
diaphones
diaphonic
diaphonics
diaphonies
diaphony
diaphorase (current term)
diaphorases
diaphoreses
diaphoresis
diaphoretic
diaphoretical
diaphoretics
diaphorite
diaphote
diaphotes
diaphragm of sella
diaphragm pessary
diaphragm sellae
diaphragm wall

Literary usage of Diaphorase

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Possibly enzyme X is a diaphorase (8). Additional evidence that enzyme X is not an isozyme of LDH is provided by the discovery of a variant phenotype of ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"NAO(P)H:(quinone-acceptor)oxidoreductase (ОАО), previously known as DT-diaphorase, catalyzes the reduction of quiñones to hydroquinones. ..."

3. The Status of Efforts to Identify Persian Gulf War Syndrome edited by Christopher Shays (1999)
"NAD diaphorase eliminates Nitric Oxide Ion. This enzyme in increased, causing depleted NOI in these areas when there is damage to the acetylcholine system. ..."

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