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Medical Term:

pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase

Pronunciation: pir'o-len-kar-boks'i-lat re-duk'tas

Definition: An oxidoreductase reversibly reducing 1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate to l-proline with NAD(P)H; a deficiency of this enzyme is associated with type I hyperprolinemia.

Synonym(s): proline dehydrogenase, proline oxidase

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