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Definition of "monooxygenase" [monooxygenase]

  • Any oxygenase enzyme that catalyzes the incorporation of a single atom of molecular oxygen into a substrate, the other atom being reduced to water; active in the metabolism of many foreign compounds (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "monooxygenase" in a sentence
  • "Kumar D, Parikh A, Rananaware D, Gupta M, et al. (2009) The Mycobacterium tuberculosis protein kinase K modulates activation of transcription from the promoter of mycobacterial monooxygenase operon through phosphorylation of the transcriptional regulator VirS."
  • "Wong TS, Roccatano D, Wilmanns M, Schwaneberg U (2007) Understanding a mechanism of organic cosolvent inactivation in Heme monooxygenase P450-PM3."
  • "The characterization, expression and evolutionary analysis of T. thermophila P450 monooxygenase genes in the current study provides useful information for understanding the characteristics and diversities of the P450 genes in the Ciliophora, and provides the baseline for functional analyses of individual P450 isoforms in this model ciliate species."