Definition of peroxidase in English:

peroxidase

noun

Biochemistry
  • An enzyme that catalyses the oxidation of a particular substrate by hydrogen peroxide.

    • ‘The color is produced through a double enzymatic reaction of glucose oxidase and peroxidase.’
    • ‘They are detoxified by conversion to water via the enzyme peroxidase.’
    • ‘The peroxidase catalyzes transfer of electrons between peroxide and another compound.’
    • ‘The cells were fixed and the endogenous peroxidase was quenched as mentioned above.’
    • ‘In this regard, it has been proposed that there is participation of a peroxidase in the formation of the peroxide.’

Pronunciation:

peroxidase

/pəˈrɒksɪdeɪz/