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aerobic dehydrogenase


Definition: an enzyme (usually a metalloflavoenzyme) catalyzing the transfer of hydrogen from some metabolite to oxygen, forming hydrogen peroxide in the process; xanthine oxidase and others in several sub-subclasses (EC 1.1.3, 1.2.3, 1.7.3, 1.8.3, 1.10.3).

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