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  • L-ascorbate oxidase — In enzymology, a L ascorbate oxidase (EC number| is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:2 L ascorbate + O2 ightleftharpoons 2 dehydroascorbate + 2 H2OThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are L ascorbate and O2, whereas its… …   Wikipedia

  • ascorbate — A salt or ester of ascorbic acid. a. oxidase a copper containing enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of l ascorbic acid with O2 to l dehydroascorbic acid. Some forms of a. oxidase use NADP+ as well. Used as an antitumor enzyme. SYN …   Medical dictionary

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