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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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Oxidoreductases are a class of enzymes with a very high potential for preparative organic synthesis, which is why they are increasingly used also on industrial scale.
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He covers chiral discrimination in the active site of oxidoreductases, transferases and chiral discrimination, the influence of chirality on the hydrolysis reactions within the active site of hydrolases, the influence of chirality on the reactions in the active site of lyases, and chiral discrimination in the active site of ligases.
Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) functions as a cofactor for prokaryotic oxidoreductases, such as methanol dehydrogenase and glucose dehydrogenase.
Laccase is one of the few oxidoreductases commercialized as industrial catalysts.
A part of these investigations dealing with the malfunctioning of infected placenta at histological, scanning electron microscope, biochemical and histochemical localisation of hydrolases has already been published (15-18) and the present communication deals with the histochemical investigations on some metabolic marker oxidoreductases, the steroidogenic enzymes of malaria infected early gestational (2-2 1/2 months) monkey placenta.
Among these reactions and classes are isomerization, addition and elimination, nitrogen and sulfur tranferases, oxidoreductases, and complex enzymes.
Enzymes: Strategies for enzyme activity measurements; Proteolytic enzymes; Lipolytic enzymes; Oxidoreductases.
Regulation of genes encoding NADIP)H:quinone oxidoreductases.