alcohol dehydrogenase


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alcohol dehydrogenase

[′al·kə‚hȯl ‚dē·hī′drä·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
The enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of ethanol to acetaldehyde.
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Among the four isoenzymes analyzed, three namely esterase, alcohol dehydrogenase and acid phosphatase showed a monomorphic electrophoresis profile among the hybrids and their respective parents (Fig.1) which is corroborated with the results of Salgado et al., (2006).
Plapp, "Inversion of the substrate specificity of yeast alcohol dehydrogenase," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Vallee, "Human liver alcohol dehydrogenase isozymes: reduction of aldehydes and ketones," Biochemistry, vol.
The first step of isopropyl alcohol in vivo metabolism also involves the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase, which converts it into acetone.
The genotypes for the Alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH2, ADH3) and Aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2) were determined through a collaborative study with The Indiana Alcohol Research Centre (ARC) of the Medicine Department of the University of Indiana using the TaqMan tests (Applied BioSystems, Foster City, CA).
(15.) Modig T, Liden G, Taherzadeh MJ, Inhibition effects of furfural on alcohol dehydrogenase, aldehyde dehydrogenase and pyruvate dehydrogenase.
Duplex polymerase chain reaction with confronting twopair primers (PCR-CTPP) for genotyping alcohol dehydrogenase beta subunit (ADH2) and aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2).
It is an alcohol dehydrogenase inhibitor and is marketed and distributed by Paladin Labs Inc.
When ethanol was present in adhesives in excess of 5 percent of the resin weight, excessive acetaldehyde may have been produced by enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase as previously reported and may spread into the wood, whereupon the acetaldehyde may have been emitted mainly from the cross-sectional surface rather than the other sides.
Medical News Today reported that the focus of the study was investigating the heart health of people who carry a particular version of the gene "alcohol dehydrogenase 1B" which codes for a protein that helps to break down alcohol more quickly than in non-carriers.

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