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laccase

Pronunciation: lak'as

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes oxidation of benzenediols to semiquinones with O2.

Synonym(s): monophenol monooxygenase2, phenol oxidase, phenolase, polyphenol oxidase, urushiol oxidase

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