1. catalase

noun. enzyme found in most plant and animal cells that functions as an oxidative catalyst; decomposes hydrogen peroxide into oxygen and water.

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Example sentences of the word catalase

1. Noun, singular or mass
Avocados are a rich source of catalase, but are too high in fat to use regularly.

2. Adjective
Sometimes, catalase test is combined with other tests such as antibiotic resistance test while it cannot identify a specific organism alone, however, catalase test remains an important tool in biological experiments.