Dehydrogenases: Biochemistry, Functions and Role in Disease


Margaret Collins (Editor)

Series: Biochemistry Research Trends
BISAC: SCI007000

Dehydrogenases are enzymes that play an important role in oxidation reactions. Dehydrogenases are involved in many metabolic pathways which maintain normal function and homeostasis of cells in the body. This book discusses the biochemistry of dehydrogenases, as well as their functions and roles in diseases. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Lactate Dehydrogenase of Bird and Mammalian Origin
Dagmar Heinová, Zuzana Kostecká and Oskar Nagy (Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Clinic of Ruminants, University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, Slovakia)

Chapter 2. Renal Betaine Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Activity is Modulated Synergistically by Urea, Sodium and Potassium under Physiological Conditions
Hector G. Ayala-Castro, Ciria G. Figueroa-Soto and Elisa M. Valenzuela-Soto (Coordinación de Ciencia de los Alimentos, Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo A.C., Hermosillo, Sonora, México)

Chapter 3. Dehydrogenases in Glucose Metabolism and their Roles in Diseases
Kamonwan Chamchoy and Usa Boonyuen (Department of Molecular Tropical Medicine and Genetics, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand)


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