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Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze oxidation-reduction reactions.
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(Biochemistry) biochem an enzyme that triggers the process of oxidation-reduction
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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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|Noun||1.||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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