fatty acid peroxidase

fatty acid peroxidase

[¦fad·ē ′as·əd pə′räk·sə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme present in germinating plant seeds which catalyzes the oxidation of the carboxyl carbon of fatty acids to carbon dioxide.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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