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

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(ˌɒksɪˌdəʊrɪˈdʌkteɪz; ˌɒksɪˌdəʊrɪˈdʌkteɪs)
(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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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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The results showed that the regulated transcripts, proteins, and metabolites were related to many different biological functions, including oxidoreductase activity, antioxidant activity, and lipid metabolism.
Intermediate dehydrogenase oxidase form of xanthine oxidoreductase in rat liver.
Two-step biochemical differential diagnosis of classic 21-hydroxylase deficiency and cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase deficiency in Japanese infants by GC-MS measurement of urinary pregnanetriolone/tetrahydroxycortisone ratio and 11[beta]-hydroxyandrosterone.
The discoloration of longkong fruit pericarp might be induced by prolonged exposure and the accelerated effect of oxidoreductase enzymes by chilling stress [2, 18].
Fitzgerald et al., "Xanthine oxidoreductase promotes the inflammatory state of mononuclear phagocytes through effects on chemokine expression, peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-[gamma] sumoylation, and HIF-1[alpha]," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
The P450 oxidoreductase *28 SNP is associated with low initial tacrolimus exposure and increased dose requirements in CYP3A5-expressing renal recipients.
Between 10%and 50% of PGLs are hereditary (autosomal dominant) due to alterations in genes coding for succinate ubiquinone oxidoreductase subunit D (SDHD), B (SDHB) and C (SDHC).
Besides LDL and LO, another enzyme is known for participating in the lactic acid metabolism in yeast, namely, L-lactate-cytochrome c oxidoreductase (EC; flavocytochrome [b.sub.2], FC [b.sub.2]) [18] which catalyses the electron transfer from L-lactate to cytochrome cin yeast mitochondria.
Pseudo second-order rate constants of these inducers are correlated with their potency in inducing the phase 2 enzyme NAD(P)H: quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1) in murine hepatoma cells.
RESULTS: Oxidoreductase and transferase protein families were enriched in exposed rats as were these biological process categories: carbohydrate metabolism; electron transport; and lipid, fatty acid, and steroid metabolism.
The respiratory complex 1 in yeast: isolation of a gene NUO51 coding for the nucleotide binding subunit of NADH Ubiquinone Oxidoreductase from the obligately aerobic yeast Yarrowia lipolytica.
Oxidoreductase. Oxidoreductases catalyze the transfer of electrons from electron donors to electron acceptors, and many of them have been identified as potential sources of superoxide anions in mammalian cells [187].