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Any of a group of enzymes that occur especially in plant cells and catalyze the oxidation of a substance by a peroxide.
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(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
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per•ox•i•dase(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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|Noun||1.||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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oxidase - any of the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation
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