Agent Name

Glutamate dehydrogenase

CAS Number

9029-12-3

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Dehydrogenase, glutamate (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (phosphate)); [ChemIDplus] GLDH

Category

Enzymes

Description

Off-white powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Glutamate dehydrogenase (GLDH) is an enzyme, present in most microbes and the mitochondria of eukaryotes, as are some of the other enzymes required for urea synthesis, that converts glutamate to a-ketoglutarate, and vice versa. . . . GLDH can be measured in a medical laboratory to evaluate the liver function." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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