ß-hydroxybutyric dehydrogenase

β-hydroxybutyric dehydrogenase

[¦bād·ə hī¦dräk·sē·byü′tir·ik dē·hī′dräj·ə·nās]
(biochemistry)
The enzyme that catalyzes the conversion ofL-β-hydroxybutyric acid to acetoacetic acid by dehydrogenation.
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