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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An enzyme in certain microorganisms that catalyzes the hydrolysis or reduction of a substrate by molecular hydrogen.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A type of reducing ferment.

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  • noun biochemistry Any enzyme that catalyzes the formation of hydrogen, or the reversible oxidation of hydrogen.

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  • During fermentation, hydrogen is released though the action of an enzyme called hydrogenase, powered by electrons generated by either the breakdown of organic compounds or the splitting of water by photosynthesis.

    New Possibilities For Hydrogen-producing Algae | Impact Lab

  • Even more interesting, lately, in the last couple of weeks, people have seen that there's an enzyme called hydrogenase that's able to evolve hydrogen from proton and electrons.

    Janine Benyus shares nature's designs

  • Even more interesting, lately, in the last couple of weeks, people have seen that there's an enzyme called hydrogenase that's able to evolve hydrogen from proton and electrons.

    Janine Benyus shares nature's designs

  • Even more interesting, lately, in the last couple of weeks, people have seen that there's an enzyme called hydrogenase that's able to evolve hydrogen from proton and electrons.

    Janine Benyus shares nature's designs

  • During fermentation, hydrogen is released though the action of an enzyme called hydrogenase, powered by electrons generated by either the breakdown of organic compounds or the splitting of water by photosynthesis.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • During fermentation, hydrogen is released though the action of an enzyme called hydrogenase, powered by electrons generated by either the breakdown of organic compounds or the splitting of water by photosynthesis.

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  • By blocking and modifying some of these metabolic pathways, we may be able to augment the donation of electrons to hydrogenase under anaerobic conditions and produce elevated levels of hydrogen.

    New Possibilities For Hydrogen-producing Algae | Impact Lab

  • The bacteria consumed the sugar and produced hydrogen, which they make with the enzyme hydrogenase, and organic acids.

    - Boing Boing

  • The researchers concluded that it could be possible to close the oxygen pathways of hydrogenase through genetic modification of the protein and, thereby, increase the tolerance of hydrogenases to oxygen without disrupting the release of hydrogen gas.

    Illinois Scientists Create Computer Model of Enzymatic Hydrogen Production

  • The researchers concluded that it could be possible to close the oxygen pathways of hydrogenase through genetic modification of the protein and, thereby, increase the tolerance of hydrogenases to oxygen without disrupting the release of hydrogen gas.

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