Sentence Examples


  • In peroxisomal single-enzyme disorders, the peroxisome is intact and functioning, but there is a defect in only one enzymatic process, with only one corresponding biochemical abnormality.
  • For example, in severe cases of ZS, the failure is nearly complete, while in IRD, there is some degree of peroxisome activity.
  • By definition, a peroxisome must contain catalase, which is an enzyme that breaks down hydrogen peroxide.
  • The range of disease abnormalities may be a result of a corresponding range of peroxisome failure.
  • The peroxisome is involved in breaking down VLCFAs to lengths that the body can use or get rid of.