reductase

reductase

[ri-duhk-teys, -teyz]
noun Biochemistry.
any enzyme acting as a reducing agent.

Origin:
1900–05; reduct(ion) + -ase

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reductase (rɪˈdʌkteɪz)
 
n
any enzyme that catalyses a biochemical reduction reaction
 
[C20: from reduction + -ase]

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reductase re·duc·tase (rĭ-dŭk'tās', -tāz')
n.
An enzyme that promotes reduction of an organic compound.

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