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ox·i·dase

 (ŏk′sĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
n.
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze oxidation, especially an enzyme that reacts with molecular oxygen to catalyze the oxidation of a substrate.


ox′i·da′sic adj.

oxidase

(ˈɒksɪˌdeɪs; -ˌdeɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that bring about biological oxidation

ox•i•dase

(ˈɒk sɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz)

n.
any of a class of enzymes that catalyze oxidation by molecular oxygen and, in most cases, form hydrogen peroxide.
[1895–1900]
ox`i•da′sic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oxidase - any of the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
peroxidase - any of a group of enzymes (occurring especially in plant cells) that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by a peroxide
Translations
ossidasi
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