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diaphorase

[dahy-af-uh-reys]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. a flavoprotein, found in mitochondria, that acts as an enzyme in catalyzing the oxidation of reduced NAD.

Origin of diaphorase

< German Diaphorase (1938) < Greek diáphor(os) different, unlike (see dia-, -phore) + German -ase -ase
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