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Medical Term:

glutathione reductase


Definition: an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of glutathione disulfide with NADH (or NADPH), forming two glutathiones and NAD+ (or NADP+); involved in many redox reactions; a deficiency can cause hemolysis with oxidative stress.

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