dismutase

[dĭs-myōōtās, -tāz]

n.

Any of various enzymes that catalyze the reaction of two identical molecules to produce two molecules in different states of oxidation or phosphorylation.

Nearby words

  1. dismissal,
  2. dismission,
  3. dismissive,
  4. dismissively,
  5. dismount,
  6. disnature,
  7. disney,
  8. disney, walt,
  9. disneyfy,
  10. disneyland


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