peroxidase

Definitions of peroxidase
1

n any of a group of enzymes (occurring especially in plant cells) that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by a peroxide

Types:
glutathione peroxidase
an enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals
horseradish peroxidase
an enzyme used in immunohistochemistry to label antigens and their antibodies
Type of:
oxidase
any of the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation

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