catalase

noun cat·a·lase \ ˈka-tə-ˌlās , -ˌlāz \

Definition of catalase

: a red crystalline enzyme that consists of a protein complex with hematin groups and catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen

catalatic

play \ˌka-tə-ˈla-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of catalase

catalysis


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catalase

noun cat·a·lase \ ˈkat-ᵊl-ˌās, -ˌāz \

medical Definition of catalase

: a red crystalline enzyme that consists of a protein complex with hematin groups and catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen

catalatic

play \ˌkat-ᵊl-ˈat-ik\ adjective

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