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 (ŏk′sĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
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.
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(ˈɒksɪˌdeɪs; -ˌdeɪz)
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that bring about biological oxidation
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(ˈɒk sɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz)

any of a class of enzymes that catalyze oxidation by molecular oxygen and, in most cases, form hydrogen peroxide.
ox`i•da′sic, adj.
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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
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A previous study reported that PPARI3 can induce the expression of antioxidant enzymes and suppress the expression and activity of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate hydrogen (NADPH) oxidase through PPARI3.
High oxalate levels are found in Taro (Colocasia esculenta), Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas), and Yam (Dioscorea alata) tubers (275-574 mg/100 g fresh weight) (1) Oxalate oxidase (EC, an enzyme found in nature degrades oxalate to hydrogen peroxide and carbon dioxide (2) oxalate oxidase activity has been detected in Barley (3), Beet (4), Maize (5), sorghum (6) and wheat (7) Functionally diverse protein super family known as Cupins, concerned with cell wall, fungal defence, salt tolerance and floral induction are found to possess oxalate oxidase activity (8).
NADPH dehydrogenase affects vegetative growth, while NADPH oxidase has been reported to increase both immunity and plant cell growth (Foreman et al., 2003; Hao et al., 2006; Li et al., 2014a; Pourrut et al., 2008; Sagi et al., 2004; Wallstrom et al., 2014; Zhang et al., 2014).
(NASDAQ: ALNY) access to its priority medicines (PRIME) scheme for lumasiran (ALN-GO1), an investigational RNAi therapeutic targeting glycolate oxidase for the treatment of Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1, the company said.
Other studies on animal models and in vitro tests have shown the ability of ascorbic acid to increase uric acid excretion and to inhibit xanthine oxidase and consequently lower serum uric acid levels.
Catalase positive, Indole negative, Oxidase negative
Glucose oxidase (GOD) has been significantly used to check blood glucose levels in diabetes patients mainly due to it being inexpensive, stable, and of practical use [5] and its catalytic ability to glucose.
Diphenyleneiodonium chloride (DPI, an inhibitor for NADPH oxidase signaling pathway), Cell Counting Kit-8, TRI-Reagent, and Hoechst 33342 were from Sigma (St.
The ETC consists of three proton pumps, NADH dehydrogenase (complex I), [bc.sub.1]-complex (complex III), and cytochrome c oxidase (COX; complex IV).
Comment: Xanthine oxidase is an enzyme that plays a role In the biosynthesis of uric acid.