Oxygenase



[ok-si-juh-neys, -neyz] /ˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
an oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the introduction of molecular into an organic substance.

oxygenase ox·y·gen·ase (ŏk’sĭ-jə-nās’, -nāz’)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen into its substrate. Also called direct oxidase.

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