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

Definition of peroxidase in English:


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