Any of a class of enzymes that act on substrates such as hydrogen peroxide and organic hydroperoxides such as lipid peroxides.

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  • Peroxidase — Peroxidases (EC number [ 1.11.1.x] ) are a large family of enzymes. A majority of peroxidase protein sequences can be found in the PeroxiBase database. Peroxidases typically catalyze a reaction of… …   Wikipedia

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  • peroxidase — peroksidazė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fermentas, katalizuojantis peroksidų redukciją. atitikmenys: angl. peroxidase rus. пероксидаза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • peroxidase — noun Date: 1900 an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of various substances by peroxides …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peroxidase — /peuh rok si days , dayz /, n. Biochem. any of a class of oxidoreductase enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide or an organic peroxide. [1900 05; PEROXIDE + ASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Peroxidase — Per|oxi|da|se 〈f. 19; Biochem.〉 Peroxid spaltendes Enzym * * * Per|o|xi|da|se [↑ Peroxid u. ↑ ase], die; , n: Gruppenbez. für in Pflanzen u. bes. in Peroxisomen häufig anzutreffende Häm Eisen Proteine, die als Oxidoreduktasen die Oxidation… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • peroxidase — per·ox·i·dase pə räk sə .dās, .dāz n an enzyme occurring esp. in plants, milk, and white blood cells and consisting of a protein complex with hematin groups that catalyzes the oxidation of various substances by peroxides * * * n. an enzyme, found …   Medical dictionary

  • Peroxidase — Per|o|xi|da|se 〈f.; Gen.: , Pl.: n; Biochemie〉 Peroxid spaltendes Enzym …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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