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Medical Term:

succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase


Definition: an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of succinate semialdehyde and either NAD+ or NADP+ to form succinate and NADH (or NADPH); a deficiency of this enzyme is associated with 4-hydroxybutyric aciduria.

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