hydroxylase

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hydroxylase

[hī′dräk·sə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
Any of several enzymes that catalyze certain hydroxylation reactions involving atomic oxygen.
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The oral antifungal agent ketoconazole inhibits 11beta-hydroxylase and C17-20 lyase enzymes, and therefore diminishes the cortisol and sex steroid synthesis.