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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n reductase an enzyme that catalyses the biochemical reduction of some specified substance
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reductase A reducing ferment.
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In literature:

I believe that these substances have a destructive action on the reductases, most complete in the case of chloroform.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey

In news:

HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (" statins ") have become the drug class of choice for the treatment of hyperlipidemia.

In science:

Fig. 2. Effects of ischemia on hippocampal glutathione peroxidase (GPx) and glutathione reductase (GR) activities at different reperfusion times following 5 min of global cerebral ischemia in the gerbil.
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Ribonuleoside-Diphosphate Reductase Alpha 2 with number of atom 5447, long simulation time is 3 minutes 30 seconds. And Lysozyme C with the number of atom 1006, long simulation time is 1 minute 2 seconds.
Performance Analysis on Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Protein Using GROMACS
Now this keto group is converted to the fully saturated carbon chain by the consecutive activities of β -ketoacyl reductase (KR), β -hydroxy-acyl dehydratase (DH) and enoyl reductase (ER).
Template-directed biopolymerization: tape-copying Turing machines