dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase(redirected from dihydrouracil dehydrogenase)
di·hy·dro·py·rim·i·dine de·hy·dro·gen·ase(dī-hī'drō-pī-rim'ĭ-dēn dē-hī'drō-jen-ās'), [MIM*274270]
An enzyme in pyrimidine biosynthesis that reacts 5,6-dihydrouracil with NADP+ to form uracil and NADPH; it also acts on dihydrothymine; a deficiency of this enzyme can result in hyperuracil thyminuria.
Synonym(s): dihydrouracil dehydrogenase
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