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superoxide dismutase

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n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the decomposition of a superoxide into hydrogen peroxide and oxygen.
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How to use superoxide dismutase in a sentence

  • Finely ground platinum brought in contact with hydrogen-superoxide divides it into hydrogen and oxygen.

    The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
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