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Medical Term:

glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (NAD+)

Pronunciation: glis'er-ol fos'fat de-hi'dro-jen-as


a flavoenzyme that catalyzes the interconversion of dihydroxyacetone phosphate and sn-glycerol 3-phosphate, with the participation of NAD+; its action provides the glycerol moiety from carbohydrate during lipogenesis.

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