An enzyme that makes up part of the metabolic pathway that converts glucose to fructose and sorbitol. Fructose and sorbitol may damage nerves, the retina, and the lens of the eye when they accumulate excessively, e.g., in poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
An enzyme that is a coagulation factor. It inhibits the activation of vitamin K-dependent clotting factors in the bloodstream and alters a person's sensitivity to warfarin.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Reductase." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764640/all/reductase.
Reductase. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764640/all/reductase. Accessed June 4, 2023.
Reductase. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764640/all/reductase
Reductase [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 04]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764640/all/reductase.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC
T1 - reductase
ID - 764640
ED - Venes,Donald,
BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary
UR - https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764640/all/reductase
PB - F.A. Davis Company
ET - 24
DB - Taber's Online
DP - Unbound Medicine
Try the app for free!
1. Download the Taber's Online app by Unbound Medicine
2. Select Try/Buy and follow instructions to begin your free 30-day trial
You can cancel anytime within the 30-day trial, or continue using Taber's Online to begin a 1-year subscription ($39.95)
Renew my subscription
We're glad you have enjoyed Taber's Online! As a thank-you for using our site, here's a discounted rate for renewal or upgrade.