Meaning of oxidoreductase

ox•i•do•re•duc•tase

Pronunciation: (ok"si-dō-ri-duk'tās, -tāz"), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. any of a class of enzymes that act as a catalyst, some of them conjointly, causing the oxidation and reduction of compounds.
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