leucine dehydrogenase

leu·cine de·hy·dro·gen·ase

an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of l-leucine, water, and NAD+ to produce NADH, ammonia, and 4-methyl-2-oxopentanoate; used in the treatment of certain tumors.
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Kinetic assay of serum and urine for urea with use of urease and leucine dehydrogenase. Clin Chem 1997;43: 1932-6.
We investigated a new enzymatic kinetic assay of serum or urine UN by using leucine dehydrogenase (LED; EC 1.4.1.9) and urease [5, 6].