monooxygenase

See also: Monooxygenase

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

mono- +‎ oxygenase

NounEdit

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
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