Reductase meaning

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Any of various enzymes that catalyze the reduction of an organic compound.
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Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze biochemical reductions.
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Any of various enzymes that catalyze the reduction of an organic compound.
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(biochemistry) An enzyme that chemically reduces its substrate.
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Origin of reductase

  • reduct(ion) –ase

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition