xylulose reductase

(redirected from xylitol dehydrogenase)

xy·lu·lose re·duc·tase

an enzyme that reversibly converts xylulose to xylitol using either NADH (d-xylulose reductase) or NADPH (l-xylulose reductase); a deficiency of the l form is seen in patients with essential pentosuria.

xy·lu·lose re·duc·tase

(zīlyū-lōs rĕ-dŭktās)
Enzyme that reversibly converts xylulose to xylitol using either NADH (d-xylulose reductase) or NADPH (l-xylulose reductase); a deficiency of the l form is seen in patients with essential pentosuria.
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Xyrofin Oy (Helsinki, Finland) has patented recombinant yeast strains transformed with xylose reductase and/or xylitol dehydrogenase enzyme genes.