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ox·y·gen·ase

 (ŏk′sĭ-jə-nās′, -nāz′)
n.
An oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen into its substrate.
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oxygenase

(ˈɒksɪdʒəˌneɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem an enzyme that catalyses biochemical reactions by means of oxygen
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ox•y•gen•ase

(ˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz)

n.
an oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the introduction of molecular oxygen into an organic substance.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.oxygenase - an oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen
oxidoreductase - an enzyme that catalyzes oxidation-reduction
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Chronic consumption of heated oils was also reported to cause increased oxidative stress measured as renal thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) (10-11), increased NADPH oxidase (12) and reduced renal haem oxygenase activity (13), eventually leading to impairment in renal function (14); which was manifested as increased serum creatinine as well as chronic inflammation of the renal parenchyma in rats (13, 15).
Furthermore, obesity could decrease the expression and activity of key cytoprotective systems, including heme oxygenase (HO) (Ndisang, 2010).
Membrane phospholipids release arachidonic acid, which under the influence of the enzyme cyclo oxygenase (COX) is converted to different types of prostaglandins, thromboxanes and prostacyclins5.
Objective: To investigate the effect of retrograde intra-renal surgery (RIRS) on kidneys using the myoinositol oxygenase (MIOX) enzyme.
The company stated stannsoporfin is a heme oxygenase inhibitor under investigation for its potential to reduce the production of bilirubin in infants at risk for severe neonatal jaundice.
Morita, "Heme oxygenase and atherosclerosis," Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, vol.
Heme oxygenase (HO)-1 is an essential enzyme in heme catabolism physiologically, cleaving heme to biliverdin [21].
The company's developmental product stannsoporfin, a heme oxygenase inhibitor, is under investigation for its potential to reduce the production of bilirubin, the elevation of which can contribute to serious consequences in infants.
The skeleton has been reported to contain the blue pigment, biliverdin IX[alpha], which is formed by heme oxygenase (HO) during heme decomposition.
Degraded product of heme is catalyzed by heme oxygenase; thus CO is regarded as a great neuroprotective agent [54-59].