per oxidase

peroxidase

[puh-rok-si-deys, -deyz]
noun Biochemistry.
any of a class of oxidoreductase enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide or an organic peroxide.

Origin:
1900–05; peroxide + -ase

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peroxidase (pəˈrɒksɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz)
 
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any of a group of enzymes that catalyse the oxidation of a compound by the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide or an organic peroxide. They generally consist of a protein combined with haem

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peroxidase per·ox·i·dase (pə-rŏk'sĭ-dās', -dāz')
n.
Any of a group of enzymes that occur especially in plant cells and catalyze the oxidation of a substance by a peroxide.

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