This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oxidase
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any of the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation
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Any of many enzymes which catalyze oxidation reactions, especially ones using molecular oxygen.
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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.