respiratory enzyme


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res·pi·ra·to·ry en·zyme

a tissue enzyme that is part of an oxidation-reduction system accomplishing the conversion of substrates to CO2 and H2O and the transfer of the electrons removed to O2.

respiratory enzyme

n.
An enzyme, such as oxidase, that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from its substrate to molecular oxygen during cellular respiration.

res·pi·ra·to·ry en·zyme

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē en'zīm)
A tissue enzyme that is part of an oxidation-reduction system accomplishing the conversion of substrates to CO2 and H2O and the transfer of the electrons removed to O2.

respiratory enzyme

any enzyme that catalyses oxidation reduction reactions.
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