[ puh-rok-si-deys, -deyz ]
/ pəˈrɒk sɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz /
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Examples from the Web for peroxidase
Esculin will not luminesce with peroxidase and H2O2, but pyrogallol or gallic acid will.
The plant extract loses the power to cause such luminescence on boiling and the peroxidase will not dialyze.
British Dictionary definitions for peroxidase
/ (pəˈrɒksɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz) /
any of a group of enzymes that catalyse the oxidation of a compound by the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide or an organic peroxide. They generally consist of a protein combined with haem
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Medicine definitions for peroxidase
[ pə-rŏk′sĭ-dās′, -dāz′ ]
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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