superoxide dismutase

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superoxide dismutase

[¦sü·pər‚äk‚sīd ′diz·myü‚tās]
(organic chemistry)
An enzymatic antioxidant that removes the potentially toxic superoxide ion (O2-) by disproportionating it to O2 and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2).
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