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Medical Term:

succinate dehydrogenase


a flavoenzyme that catalyzes the removal of hydrogen from succinic acid and converts it into fumaric acid; succinate + FAD ? fumarate + FADH2; this complex is a part of the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

Synonym(s): fumarate reductase (NADH), fumaric hydrogenase

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