hydrogenase

[ hī-drŏjə-nās′, -nāz′ ]

n.

An enzyme in certain microorganisms that catalyzes the formation of hydrogen.

Nearby words

  1. hydrogen tartrate,
  2. hydrogen transport,
  3. hydrogen-1,
  4. hydrogen-2,
  5. hydrogen-3,
  6. hydrogenate,
  7. hydrogenation,
  8. hydrogenize,
  9. hydrogenolysis,
  10. hydrogenous


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