sulfite oxidase

n.

An enzyme present in the liver that catalyzes the oxidation of inorganic sulfate ion with molecular oxygen.

Nearby words

  1. sulfinpyrazone,
  2. sulfinyl,
  3. sulfinyl group,
  4. sulfisoxazole,
  5. sulfite,
  6. sulfite paper,
  7. sulfite process,
  8. sulfite pulp,
  9. sulfitic,
  10. sulfiting agent


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