Definitions for oxidoreductaseˌɒk sɪ doʊ rɪˈdʌk teɪs, -ˌteɪz
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an enzyme that catalyzes oxidation-reduction
Any enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.
In biochemistry, an oxidoreductase is an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from one molecule, the reductant, also called the electron donor, to another the oxidant, also called the electron acceptor. This group of enzymes usually utilizes NADP or NAD+ as cofactors.
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