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Definition of "peroxidase" []

  • Any of a group of enzymes that occur especially in plant cells and catalyze the oxidation of a substance by a peroxide. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "peroxidase" in a sentence
  • "If I see the word peroxidase again I will scream! helenj_93 off to red n then to bed ... biology isa test tomorrow D:"
  • "In addition, selenium is incorporated at the active site of many proteins, including glutathione peroxidase, which is particularly important for cancer protection."
  • ""peroxidase" activity in an enzyme called cyclooxygenase."