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Search Results for: oxidase

Oxidase

oxidase Classically, one of a group of enzymes, now termed oxidoreductases (EC class 1), that bring about oxidation by the... Read More

Purine

Definition noun plural: purines pu•rine, ˈpjʊəɹiːn A heterocyclic aromatic compound with a chemical structure... Read More

Cofactor

Definition noun, plural: cofactors (biochemistry) An inorganic complement of an enzyme reaction Supplement Cofactors... Read More

Nucleobase

Definition noun plural: nucleobases (biochemistry) The base in the nucleic acid, e.g. purines and pyrimidines Details ... Read More

Phenolase

Definition noun An oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of phenols and other related... Read More

Nucleotide

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Nucleotide Definition noun, plural: nucleotides (nu·cle·o·tide,... Read More

Ribonucleotide

Definition noun plural: ribonucleotides ri·bo·nu·cle·o·tide, ˌraɪbəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd A form of nucleotide in... Read More

Adenine

Definition noun plural: adenines ad·e·nine, ˈædɪnɪn (biochemistry) A purine nucleobase that complementary pairs... Read More

Guanine

Definition noun plural: guanines gua·nine, ˈɡwɑː.niːn (biochemistry) A purine nucleobase that complementary pairs... Read More

Chlorophyta

Chlorophyta is a taxonomic group (a phylum) comprised of green algae that live in marine habitats. Some of them are found in... Read More

Tropocollagen

Definition noun, plural: tropocollagens A single collagen molecule; a molecular structure that makes up a collagen fiber,... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA Definition noun plural: mitochondrial DNAs The genetic material in the mitochondrion that carries code... Read More

Charophyta

Charophyta is a taxonomic group (a phylum) comprised of green algae that live predominantly in freshwater habitats. Members... Read More

Neisseria sicca

Definition Noun A gram-negative diplococcus oxidase positive commensal bacterium involved as a normal flora of human oral... Read More

Zoogloea

Definition noun, plural: zoogleas, zoogleae A jelly-like gram-negative aerobic rod-shaped bacterium that aggregates on... Read More

Streptococcus

Definition noun, plural: streptococci (1) A genus of bacteria characterized by being coccus, Gram-positive, and occurring in... Read More

Reactive oxygen species

Definition noun Chemically reactive molecules and ions of oxygen with an unpaired electron Supplement Reactive oxygen... Read More

Reducing enzyme

reducing enzyme --> reductase (Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses a reduction; since all enzymes catalyze... Read More

Phenylalanine

phenylalanine (Science: amino acid) One of the amino acids which the body cannot manufacture itself, but must acquire from... Read More

Reductase

reductase (Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses a reduction; since all enzymes catalyze reactions in either direction,... Read More

Enterobacteriaceae

Definition noun: (taxonomy) A family of gram-negative bacilli that inhabit the large intestine of humans and other... Read More

Green algae

Green algae (singular: green alga) are photosynthetic algae that are characterized by having chlorophylls a and b as the... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Phagosome

Definition noun plural: phagosomes phag·o·some, ˈfæg əˌsoʊm (cell biology) A vesicle that forms by pinching off... Read More