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Definition of "oxidoreductase" [oxidoreductase]

  • An enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction. (noun)

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Use "oxidoreductase" in a sentence
  • "Most of my work has centred around the cytochrome bc1 complex, but I've looked at NADH: ubiquinone oxidoreductase too."
  • "Unkefer and William S. Hlavacek, Prediction of oxidoreductase-catalyzed reactions based on atomic properties of metabolites, Bioinformatics, 2006 2224:3082-3088; doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btl535"
  • "Although there are several ER-localized HSPs that can potentially chaperone PRRs, including calnexin, calreticulin, protein disulfide isomerase, gp96, thiol-oxidoreductase ERp57, and BiP, to date only gp96 has been demonstrated to function in PRR-folding"