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any of a group of iron-porphyrin enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of some organic substrates in the presence of hydrogen peroxide.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Hydrogen peroxide-reducing oxidoreductase; type of enzymes in animal and plant tissues that catalyzes the dehydrogenation (oxidation) of various substances in the presence of hydrogen peroxide, which acts as hydrogen acceptor, being converted to water in the process.
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Any of a group of enzymes that occur especially in plant cells and catalyze the oxidation of a substance by a peroxide.
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peroxidasean enzyme that catalyses the oxidation of various substances by peroxides.
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