Definition of peroxidase in English:


Line breaks: per|ox¦id¦ase
Pronunciation: /pəˈrɒksɪdeɪz


  • An enzyme that catalyses the oxidation of a particular substrate by hydrogen peroxide.
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    • 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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