noun. an enzyme that catalyses the biochemical reduction of some specified substance.
- 5-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase
Example sentences of the word reductase
1. Noun, singular or mass
According to a report featured in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry in December 2017, whey protein can help increase the amount of glutathione reductase, an enzyme that converts GSSG to GSH, in your body.