diaphorase

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diaphorase

[dī′af·ə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
Mitochondrial flavoprotein enzymes which catalyze the reduction of dyes, such as methylene blue, by reduced pyridine nucleotides such as reduced diphosphopyridine nucleotide.
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Congenital methemoglobinemia may be due to defects in methemoglobin reductase.
The patient's methemoglobin reductase activity was found to be within the reference interval, ruling out methemoglobin reductase deficiency.
Evidence that NADPH-dependent methemoglobin reductase and administered riboflavin protect tissues from oxidative injury.
5] methemoglobin reductase (NADH methemoglobin reductase) system (26).
anemia or diseases affecting the respiratory or cardiovascular systems), persons with hereditary deficiencies of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and methemoglobin reductase, and persons taking other oxidant drugs (e.
Methylene blue (MB) is frequently used as an antidote in treating methemoglobinemia [1] because it facilitates the reducing activity of the NADPH-dependent methemoglobin reductase system in erythrocytes [2].