peroxidase definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a group of enzymes that occur especially in plant cells and catalyze the oxidation of a substance by a peroxide.
    • any one of a class of enzymes that act on substrates such as for instance hydrogen peroxide and organic hydroperoxides such as for instance lipid peroxides.
    • just like oxidase. Additionally peroxydase.
    • any of a group of enzymes (occurring particularly in plant cells) that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by a peroxide

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