galactose dehydrogenasesmedical dictionary

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<cell biology> D-galactose:NAD(p)+ 1-oxidoreductases. Catalyses the oxidation of d-galactose in the presence of NAD+ or NADP+ to d-galactono-gamma-lactone and NADH or NADPH.

Registry number: EC 1.1.1.

(12 Dec 1998)