reductase

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reductase (plural reductases)

  1. (biochemistry) An enzyme that chemically reduces its substrate.
    • 2008, Louis J. Casarett, Curtis D. Klaassen, Casarett and Doull's toxicology: the basic science of poisons‎, McGraw-Hill Professional, page 187
      disulfide reduction by glutathione is a three-step process, the last of which is catalyzed by glutathione reductase

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