- a cell organelle containing catalase, peroxidase, and other oxidative enzymes and performing essential metabolic functions, as the decomposition of fatty acids and hydrogen peroxide.
Origin of peroxisome
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- a type of organelle present in most eukaryotic cells that carry out oxidative reactions, such as oxidation of alcohol in the liver
- A cell organelle containing enzymes, such as catalase and oxidase, that catalyze the production and breakdown of hydrogen peroxide.microbody
- A cell organelle containing enzymes that catalyze the production and breakdown of hydrogen peroxide.
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