Definitions for oxidaseˈɒk sɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz

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  1. oxidase(noun)

    any of the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation


  1. oxidase(Noun)

    Any of many enzymes which catalyze oxidation reactions, especially ones using molecular oxygen.


  1. Oxidase

    An oxidase is any enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction involving molecular oxygen as the electron acceptor. In these reactions, oxygen is reduced to water or hydrogen peroxide. The oxidases are a subclass of the oxidoreductases.

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