The removal of one or more hydrogen ions or protons from a molecule. This can be done by a dehydrogenase enzyme.


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

De*hy`dro*gen*a"tion (?), n. Chem.

The act or process or freeing from hydrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of hydrogen.

 

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