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 (ŏk′sĭ-dō-rĭ-dŭk′tās′, -tāz′)
Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze oxidation-reduction reactions.


(ˌɒksɪˌdəʊrɪˈdʌkteɪz; ˌɒksɪˌdəʊrɪˈdʌkteɪs)
(Biochemistry) biochem an enzyme that triggers the process of oxidation-reduction


or ox•i•do-re•duc•tase

(ˌɒk sɪ doʊ rɪˈdʌk teɪs, -ˌteɪz)

any of a class of enzymes that act as a catalyst, some of them conjointly, causing the oxidation and reduction of compounds.
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Noun1.oxidoreductase - an enzyme that catalyzes oxidation-reduction
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
oxygenase - an oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen
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Of special interest are still unexplored oxidation/oxyfunctionalization reactions (of sugar and lipid compounds) by microbial oxidoreductases, including new (self-sufficient) heme-thiolate peroxygenases.
Moller and Hederstedt (2006) reviewed the importance of two membrane bounded thiol-disulfide oxidoreductases in efficient production of heat-resistant endospores in B.
ABSTRACT: Laccases are oxidoreductases enzymes that belong to the sub class copper oxidases.
This study aimed to assess relations between xanthine serum xanthine oxidoreductases, uric acid and trace elements (Mo and Fe) in sera of cholelithiasis patients.
Beta 2 glycoprotein I is a substrate of thiol oxidoreductases," Blood, vol.
Glucose sensors that employ oxidoreductases with broad specificity may give falsely elevated glucose readings.
Due to their function, oxidoreductases (in particular dehydrogenases, catalases and peroxidase) and hydrolases (phosphatases, proteases and ureases) are the soil enzymes most studied.
These fungal laceases (p-diphenol dioxygen oxidoreductases, EC 1.
The numerous microorganisms contributing to the mineral water's autochthonous microflora do often include significant concentrations in saprophytic microorganisms producing the catalase as an enzyme of oxidoreductases class, a heme-containing chromoproteid making part of the cell's antioxidant system and acting as an antiperoxidant protector agent [2].