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Medical Term:

d-sorbitol-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

Pronunciation: sor'bi-tol-fos'fat de-hi'dro-jen-as

Definition: An oxidoreductase that catalyzes the interconversion of d-sorbitol 6-phosphate and NAD+ to d-fructose 6-phosphate and NADH. A key step in fructose metabolism in the lens.

Synonym(s): ketose reductase

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