Definition of peroxidase in English:


Syllabification: per·ox·i·dase
Pronunciation: /pəˈräksəˌdās


An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of a particular substrate by hydrogen peroxide.
More example sentences
  • They are detoxified by conversion to water via the enzyme peroxidase.
  • The peroxidase catalyzes transfer of electrons between peroxide and another compound.
  • The color is produced through a double enzymatic reaction of glucose oxidase and peroxidase.

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