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