Reductase vs Dictyodendrin - What's the difference?

reductase | dictyodendrin |


As nouns the difference between reductase and dictyodendrin

is that reductase is reductase while dictyodendrin is (organic chemistry) any of a class of derivatives of pyrrolocarbazoles, extracted from marine sponges of the genus (taxlink), that inhibit aldose reductases.

reductase

Noun

(en noun)
  • (enzyme) An enzyme that chemically reduces its substrate.
  • *2008 , Louis J. Casarett, Curtis D. Klaassen, Casarett and Doull's toxicology: the basic science of poisons? , McGraw-Hill Professional, page 187
  • *:disulfide reduction by glutathione is a three-step process, the last of which is catalyzed by glutathione reductase
  • dictyodendrin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a class of derivatives of pyrrolocarbazoles, extracted from marine sponges of the genus (taxlink), that inhibit aldose reductases