Medical Definition of Homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase

Homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase: The enzyme encoded in the HGD gene. Mutation of HGD \causes the genetic disease alkaptonuria. Homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase is also called homogentisate oxidase.

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