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2. Catalase is an enzyme that degrades______________________ ,____________and releases________________  that can be observed as ______________when catalase is present.

 

 

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Catalase:

It is mostly found in all living organisms. Its main function is to protect tissues from the attack of the H2O2 chemical. In the human, it is found in the liver.   

Step 2

Catalase:

It is ubiquitous antioxidant enzymes that break hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) into oxygen and water. Many pathogen release catalase to protect themselves from the attack of hydrogen peroxide. 

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