Definitions for oxidoreductaseˌɒk sɪ doʊ rɪˈdʌk teɪs, -ˌteɪz

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oxidoreductase

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ox•i•do•re•duc•taseˌɒk sɪ doʊ rɪˈdʌk teɪs, -ˌteɪz(n.)

or ox•i•do-re•duc•tase

  1. any of a class of enzymes that act as a catalyst, some of them conjointly, causing the oxidation and reduction of compounds.

    Category: Biochemistry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oxidoreductase(noun)

    an enzyme that catalyzes oxidation-reduction

Wiktionary

  1. oxidoreductase(Noun)

    Any enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.

Freebase

  1. Oxidoreductase

    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.

Translation

Find a translation for the oxidoreductase definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these oxidoreductase definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"oxidoreductase." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/oxidoreductase>.

Are we missing a good definition for oxidoreductase?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for oxidoreductase: