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per·ox·i·dase

 (pə-rŏk′sĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
n.
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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peroxidase

(pəˈrɒksɪˌdeɪs; -ˌdeɪz)
n
(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)

n.
any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by the decomposition of peroxide.
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Noun1.peroxidase - any of a group of enzymes (occurring especially in plant cells) that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by a peroxide
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
glutathione peroxidase - an enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals
horseradish peroxidase - an enzyme used in immunohistochemistry to label antigens and their antibodies
oxidase - any of the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation
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The immunoreaction was activated by a peroxidase stain DAB kit (Nacalai Tesque, Kyoto, Japan), counterstained with hematoxylin, and mounted with Entellan New (Merck Millipore, Darmstadt, Germany).
We use the peroxidase stain (Leucostain kit) in our lab to identify peroxidase-positive leucocytes.