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  • catalatic — adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of catalases. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catalatic — adjective see catalase …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • catalatic — cat·a·lat·ic …   English syllables

  • catalatic — adjective of or relating to the enzyme catalase • Pertains to noun: ↑catalase • Derivationally related forms: ↑catalase * * * adjective see catalase …   Useful english dictionary

  • catalase — catalatic /kat l at ik/, adj. /kat l ays , ayz /, n. Biochem. an enzyme that decomposes hydrogen peroxide into oxygen and water. [1900 05; CATAL(YSIS) + ASE] * * * ▪ biochemistry       an enzyme that brings about (catalyzes) the reaction by which …   Universalium

  • catalase — noun Etymology: catalysis Date: 1901 a red crystalline enzyme that consists of a protein complex with hematin groups and catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen • catalatic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Haemopexin — Hemopexin, also known as HPX, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: HPX hemopexin| url = Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=3263| accessdate = ] The protein encoded by this gene, hemopexin… …   Wikipedia

  • catalase — n. [Gr. kata, down; allassein, to change] An enzyme found in essentially all living cells except anaerobic bacteria that catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen; catalatic adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • catalase — A hemoprotein catalyzing the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen (2H2O2 → O2 + 2H2O); a deficiency of c. is associated with acatalasemia. * * * cat·a·lase kat əl .ās, .āz …   Medical dictionary

  • reaction — 1. The response of a muscle or other living tissue or organism to a stimulus. 2. The color change effected in litmus and certain other organic pigments by contact with substances such as acids or alkalies; also the property that such substances… …   Medical dictionary

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