noun Etymology: oxidation + -o- + reduction + -ase Date: 1922 an enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction

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  • oxidoreductase — oxidoreductase. См. редуктазы. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • oxidoreductase — [äk΄si dō rē duk′tās΄, äk΄si dō rē duk′tāz΄] n. any of a class of enzymes that act as catalysts in chemical reactions involving oxidation reduction …   English World dictionary

  • Oxidoreductase — In biochemistry, an oxidoreductase is an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from one molecule (the reductant, also called the hydrogen or electron donor) to another (the oxidant, also called the hydrogen or electron acceptor). This… …   Wikipedia

  • oxidoreductase — /ok si doh ri duk tays, tayz /, n. Biochem. any of a class of enzymes that act as a catalyst, some of them conjointly, causing the oxidation and reduction of compounds. Also, oxido reductase. [1920 25; OXIDE + O + REDUCTASE] * * * ▪ enzyme… …   Universalium

  • oxidoreductase — oksidoreduktazė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fermentas, katalizuojantis oksidacijos redukcijos reakciją. atitikmenys: angl. oxidoreductase rus. оксидоредуктаза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • oxidoreductase — An oxidase that uses molecular oxygen as the electron acceptor …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • oxidoreductase — noun Any enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation reduction (redox) reaction …   Wiktionary

  • oxidoreductase — An enzyme (EC class 1) catalyzing an oxidation reduction reaction. Trivial names for oxidoreductases include dehydrogenase, reductase, oxidase (where O2 is the H acceptor), oxygenase (where O2 is incorporated into the substrate), peroxidase (H2O2 …   Medical dictionary

  • oxidoreductase — n. enzyme which causes oxidization of compounds (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxidoreductase — ox·i·do·reductase …   English syllables

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