catalase definition

  • noun:
    • An enzyme found in the blood and in most living cells that catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide into water and air.
    • An enzyme found in the liver that catalyses the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen.
    • an enzyme within most plant and animal cells that works as an oxidative catalyst; it decomposes hydrogen peroxide into hydrogen and water.
    • An oxidation-ferment which decomposes hydrogen peroxid catalytically utilizing the liberation of oxygen.
    • enzyme present in most plant and animal cells that functions as an oxidative catalyst; decomposes hydrogen peroxide into oxygen and liquid

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