glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenasemedical dictionary

Alpha-Glycerol phosphate dehydrogenase; 3-phosphoglycerol dehydrogenase;an oxidoreductase that catalyses the interconversion of dihydroxyacetone phosphate and sn-glycerol 3-phosphate, with the participation of NAD+; its action provides the glycerol moiety from carbohydrate during lipogenesis.

(05 Mar 2000)