A hemeprotein which catalyses the disproportionation
, and water; it also catalyses the oxidation
compounds , such as ethanol, by dihydrogen peroxide.
Note. A non-hemeprotein containing a dinuclear managanese cluster
with catalase activity is often called pseudocatalase.
PAC, 1997, 69, 1251
(Glossary of terms used in bioinorganic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1997))
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