hydroxylase

noun hy·drox·y·lase \ hī-ˈdräk-sə-ˌlās , -ˌlāz \

Definition of hydroxylase

: any of a group of enzymes that catalyze oxidation reactions in which one of the two atoms of molecular oxygen is incorporated into the substrate and the other is used to oxidize NADH or NADPH

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1953

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hydroxylase

noun hy·drox·y·lase \ hī-ˈdräk-sə-ˌlās, -ˌlāz \

medical Definition of hydroxylase

: any of a group of enzymes that catalyze oxidation reactions in which one of the two atoms of molecular oxygen is incorporated into the substrate and the other is used to oxidize NADH or NADPH

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