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metalloenzyme

Pronunciation: me-tal'o-en'zim

Definition: An enzyme containing a metal (ion) as an integral part of its active structure, cytochromes (Fe, Cu), aldehyde oxidase (Mo), catechol oxidase (Cu), carbonic anhydrase (Zn).

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