lactoperoxidase


lactoperoxidase
A peroxidase obtained from milk. It also catalyzes the oxidation of iodide to iodine.

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lac·to·per·ox·i·dase .lak-tō-pə-'räk-sə-.dās, -.dāz n a peroxidase that is found in milk and saliva and is used to catalyze the iodination of tyrosine-containing proteins (as thyroglobulin)

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