lactate dehydrogenase

  • LDH
German: Lactat-Dehydrogenase
Japanese: 乳酸脱水素酵素

Enzymology. An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of lactate to pyruvate together with the coenzyme NAD+. Five different isoenzymes can be distinguished. For example, LDH-1 is found in the heart, its blood level can rise when the heart muscle is damaged.

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