lactate dehydrogenase

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lactate dehydrogenase

[′lak‚tāt dē′hī·drə·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
A zinc-containing enzyme which catalyzes the oxidation of several α-hydroxy acids to corresponding α-keto acids.
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L-lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is an intracellular enzyme that converts lactic acid to pyruvic acid, elevated levels indicating cellular death or damage (4).
Serum component [CV.sub.PM], (a) % [CV.sub.M], % Apolipoprotein A1 1.8 1.2 Bilirubin(nonesterified) 11 5.5 C-Peptide 12 8.8 CA 15-3 antigen 2.4 2.7 CA 125 antigen 1.8 1.6 Chloride 0.6 0.5 Cholinesterase 1.1 0.8 Cortisol 2.9 4.2 Estradiol-17 3.9 7.0 [alpha]-Fetoprotein 1.5 3.3 Follicle-stimulating 1.0 3.0 hormone HDL-cholesterol 0.3 1.2 Insulin 2.0 8.3 L-Lactate dehydrogenase 3.5 1.1 Lipoprotein(a) 2.3 1.8 [[beta].sub.2]-Microglobulin 2.5 2.9 Parathyroid hormone 5.5 3.0 Peptidyl dipeptidase A 1.8 3.4 Progesterone 11 15 Prolactin 2.6 2.1 Somatotropin 4.9 2.8 Thyroglobulin 3.2 5.8 Transferrin 0.9 1.3 (a) Bold italics indicate CV greater than the day-to-day imprecision.