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 (pə-rŏk′sĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
Any of a group of enzymes that occur especially in plant cells and catalyze the oxidation of a substance by a peroxide.


(pəˈrɒksɪˌdeɪs; -ˌdeɪz)
(Biochemistry) 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


(pəˈrɒk sɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz)

any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by the decomposition of peroxide.
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Noun1.peroxidase - any of a group of enzymes (occurring especially in plant cells) that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by a peroxide
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
glutathione peroxidase - an enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals
horseradish peroxidase - an enzyme used in immunohistochemistry to label antigens and their antibodies
oxidase - any of the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation
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Peroxidases have been shown to be totally sensitive to pollution [34].
Superoxide dismutase isoenzymes and possibly other peroxidases also appear to be involved in the responses observed.
Peroxidases are present in natural soil and may originate from microorganisms, plants, or other organisms.
The peroxidases belong to a family of glycoproteins containing iron atoms as a prosthetic group and different quantities of carbohydrate residues (VAN HUYSTEE, 1987).
Thiocyanate modulates the catalytic activity of mammalian peroxidases.
Some of these enzymes such as peroxidases, succinate dehydrogenases and polyphenoloxidases act as the stress induced enzymes which also indicate the protection of the algal species form unfavorable conditions.
970) note that (bi)sulfite can be oxidized by peroxidases to form sulfur trioxide anion radical (* [SO.
Peroxidases and catalases; biochemistry, biophysics, biotechnology, and physiology, 2d ed.
2002), Mechanisms of compound I formation in heme peroxidases, J.
Ethylene induces acidic peroxidases involved in lignin biosynthesis and cellulases and pectinases that facilitate root emergence through stem tissues (Faivre-Rampant et al.
O estresse oxidativo estimula as peroxidases, as quais atuam na remocao de atomos de hidrogenio dos alcoois, combinando-os com peroxido de hidrogenio para formar moleculas de agua (Salisbury e Ross, 1992).
The nanoparticles can catalyze the same reactions prompted by peroxidases, enzymes that can clean up wastewater and also help researchers detect small amounts of molecules in diagnostic medical assays.