from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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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- n. Any of a class of enzymes that act on substrates such as hydrogen peroxide and organic hydroperoxides such as lipid peroxides.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as oxidase. Also peroxydase.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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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