[hahy-drok-suh-leys, -leyz] /haɪˈdrɒk səˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz/
any enzyme that catalyzes the introduction of a into a substance.
hydroxylase hy·drox·yl·ase (hī-drŏk’sə-lās’, -lāz’)
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the formation of hydroxyl groups by oxidation of the substrate.
[hahy-drok-suh-leyt] /haɪˈdrɒk səˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), hydroxylated, hydroxylating. 1. to introduce hydroxyl into (a compound).
noun 1. the univalent group –OH, as in inorganic compounds, such as sodium hydroxide, NaOH, or as in organic compounds, such as ethyl alcohol, C 2 H 6 O.
noun 1. . noun 1. the anion OH−.
hydroxymethyl hy·drox·y·meth·yl (hī-drŏk’sē-měth’əl) n. See methylol.