monooxygenase

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mono- +‎ oxygenase

Noun[edit]

monooxygenase (plural monooxygenases)

  1. (biochemistry) Any oxygenase enzyme that catalyzes the incorporation of a single atom of molecular oxygen into a substrate, the other atom being reduced to water; active in the metabolism of many foreign compounds