Definition of hydrogenase in English:

hydrogenase

Pronunciation: /hīˈdräjəˌnās//ˈhīdrəjəˌnās/

noun

Biochemistry
  • [usually with modifier] An enzyme that catalyzes the reduction of a particular substance by hydrogen.

    • ‘Immunogold labeling allowed colocalization of hydrogenase and double-stranded DNA in the hydrogenosomes of the ciliate.’
    • ‘It is the biological redox partner of the periplasmic hydrogenase.’
    • ‘The hydrogenase was purified from the crude membrane fraction according to the reported method.’
    • ‘It is now known to be responsible for a set of genes, including those for formate hydrogenase.’

Pronunciation:

hydrogenase

/hīˈdräjəˌnās//ˈhīdrəjəˌnās/