What does LDH mean in Physiology?

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Lactate Dehydrogenase

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Lactate dehydrogenase
A lactate dehydrogenase is an enzyme present in a wide variety of organisms, including plants and animals. Lactate dehydrogenases exist in four distinct enzyme classes. Two of them are cytochrome c-dependent enzymes, each acting on either D-lactate or L-lactate. The other two are NAD-dependent enzymes, each acting on either D-lactate or L-lactate. This article is about the NAD-dependent L-lactate dehydrogenase.

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