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Substance Name: L-Lactate dehydrogenase
RN: 9001-60-9


  • A tetrameric enzyme that, along with the coenzyme NAD+, catalyzes the interconversion of LACTATE and PYRUVATE. In vertebrates, genes for three different subunits (LDH-A, LDH-B and LDH-C) exist.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • L-Lactate Dehydrogenase


  • EINECS 232-617-8
  • L-Lactic acid dehydrogenase
  • Lactate dehydrogenase
  • Lactic acid dehydrogenase
  • Lactic dehydrogenase

Systematic Names

  • Dehydrogenase, lactate
  • L-Lactate dehydrogenase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9001-60-9

Other Registry Number

  • 9013-91-6

System Generated Number

  • 0009001609