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Medical Term:

betaine-aldehyde dehydrogenase

Pronunciation: bē′tă-in al′dĕ-hīd dē′hī-droj′e-nās

Definition: An oxidizing enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of betaine aldehyde with NAD+ and water to betaine and NADH; part of the choline oxidase system and of choline metabolism.

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