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- n. Plural form of oxidoreductase.
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Specifically, it is used by some enzymes (which are called oxidoreductases).
The second part is a major component of the book, corresponding to the role of oxidoreductases as major agents of metabolism.
Based on the high expression of WWOX in hormonally regulated tissues (testis, prostate and ovary) and its amino acid sequence homology to specific oxidoreductases, we postulated that WWOX maybe an enzyme involved in sex-steroid metabolism