One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The enzyme glucose oxidase, a flavoprotein which catalyses the oxidation of glucose to d-glucono-δ-lactone and hydrogen peroxide, and which is produced by various microfungi (especially Penicillium species).
1940s. From scientific Latin notatum, specific epithet (of Penicillium notatum) + -in.
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