Definitions

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  • noun (Chem.), obsolete See peroxide.

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  • noun chemistry A peroxide
  • noun chemistry The univalent anion, O2-, obtained from molecular oxygen by adding an electron; any compound containing this anion

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  • noun the univalent anion O2-
  • noun a metallic oxide containing the univalent anion O2-

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Examples

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  • In these cases, ALS is caused by the misfolding and aggregation of an enzyme called superoxide dismutase (SOD).

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  • Copper, along with manganese (yet another trace mineral for which green beans are an excellent source), is an essential cofactor of a key oxidative enzyme called superoxide dismutase.

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  • Copper, along with manganese (yet another trace mineral for which crimini mushrooms is a very good source), is an essential cofactor of a key oxidative enzyme called superoxide dismutase.

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  • Copper, along with manganese (yet another trace mineral for which crimini mushrooms is a very good source), is an essential cofactor of a key oxidative enzyme called superoxide dismutase.

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  • Manganese is also a critical component of an important antioxidant enzyme called superoxide dismutase.

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  • In addition, manganese is an integral component of an internally produced antioxidant enzyme called superoxide dismutase.

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  • Copper, along with manganese (yet another trace mineral for which green beans are an excellent source), is an essential cofactor of a key oxidative enzyme called superoxide dismutase.

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