[ ok-si-doh-ri-duhk-teys, -teyz ]
/ ˌɒk sɪ doʊ rɪˈdʌk teɪs, -ˌteɪz /
any of a class of enzymes that act as a catalyst, some of them conjointly, causing the oxidation and reduction of compounds.
- oxidized cellulose,
- oxidized glutathione,
Origin of oxidoreductase
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[ ŏk′sĭ-dō-rĭ-dŭk′tās′, -tāz′ ]
An enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction.
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