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catalase

[kat-l-eys, -eyz] /ˈkæt lˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
an enzyme that decomposes hydrogen peroxide into oxygen and water.
Origin of catalase
1900-1905
1900-05; catal(ysis) + -ase
Related forms
catalatic
[kat-l-at-ik] /ˌkæt lˈæt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for catalase

catalase

/ˈkætəˌleɪs/
noun
1.
an enzyme that catalyses the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide
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catalase in Medicine

catalase cat·a·lase (kāt'l-ās', -āz')
n.
An enzyme found in most living cells that catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen.

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