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dehydrogenate

 [de-hi´dro-jen-āt″]
to remove hydrogen from a molecule.
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de·hy·dro·gen·ate

(dē'hī-dro'jen-āt),
To subject to dehydrogenation.
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dehydrogenate

(dē′hī-drŏj′ə-nāt′, dē-hī′drə-jə-)
tr.v. dehydrogen·ated, dehydrogen·ating, dehydrogen·ates
To remove hydrogen from.

de·hy′dro·gen·a′tion n.
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For SGOT malate dehydrogenate is used to reduce oxaloacetate to malate where as in SGPT the pyruvate formed in the reaction is converted to lactate by lactate dehydrogenase was followed for the assessment of activity of glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase and glutamic pyruvate transaminase in the cells.
[DELTA]-6 desaturase, a rate-limiting enzyme for forming PUFA (Narce et al., 1995), catalyzes 18-C, 24-C (Andrea et al., 2002) and 16-C (Guillou et al., 2003) fatty acids to dehydrogenate at the sixth carbon atom to form a double bond.
This study shows that soil dehydrogenate activity is a useful single criterion for measuring the status of land degradation and the rehabilitation in the field.
Conversely, he cites genetic diseases frequently found among Sephardic Jewish, Arab and other Mediterranean people--such as Mediterranean fever, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenate deficiency and Type III glycogen-storage disease as being rare among the Ashkenazi.