Uricase(redirected from urate oxidase)
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An enzyme present in the liver, spleen, and kidney of most mammals except humans; converts uric acid to allantoin in the presence of gaseous oxygen.
an oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of uric acid to allantoin during the decomposition of purine bases in animals other than primates. Uricase is also found in plants.