haloperoxidase etymology

English word haloperoxidase comes from English peroxidase, English halo-

Detailed word origin of haloperoxidase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peroxidase English (eng) (enzyme) Any of a class of enzymes that act on substrates such as hydrogen peroxide and organic hydroperoxides such as lipid peroxides.
halo- English (eng) (chemistry) Forming names of chemical compounds which contain one or more halogen atoms. Sea, salt, salt water.
haloperoxidase English (eng) (enzyme) Any of a class of enzymes that oxidize organic halogen compounds; they are hemoproteins or similar.

Words with the same origin as haloperoxidase

Descendants of halo-
haloacetic acid haloalcohol haloalkaliphile haloalkanoic haloalkene haloarene haloaryl haloboronic haloboronic acid haloenolate haloethylene halofuran halohydroxylation halomethane halomethyl halophily halophosphate halophosphine haloquinoline halorhodopsin halosilane halosulfite halotolerance hyperhalophile