Definitions for oxygenaseˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz
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ox•y•gen•aseˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz(n.)
an oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the introduction of molecular oxygen into an organic substance.
Origin of oxygenase:
an oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen
An enzyme which catalyses biochemical reactions with oxygen.
Origin: From Oxygenase, corresponding to oxygen + -ase.