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dismutase

Pronunciation: dis-myu'tas

Definition: Generic name for enzymes catalyzing the reaction of two identical molecules to produce two molecules in differing states of oxidation (superoxide dismutase) or of phosphorylation (glucose-1-phosphate phosphodismutase).

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