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Medical Term:

shikimate dehydrogenase

Pronunciation: shi-kim'at de'hi-dro'jen-as

Definition: An oxidoreductase reversibly reacting 3-dehydroshikimate with NADPH acid to produce shikimate and NADP+ in l-phenylalanine and l-tyrosine biosynthesis.

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