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