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hydroxylase

[hahy-drok-suh-leys, -leyz] /haɪˈdrɒk səˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any enzyme that catalyzes the introduction of a hydroxyl group into a substance.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; hydroxyl + -ase
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hydroxylase in Medicine

hydroxylase hy·drox·yl·ase (hī-drŏk'sə-lās', -lāz')
n.
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the formation of hydroxyl groups by oxidation of the substrate.

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