What is the function of catlase enzyme of peroxisomes

Asked by  | 3rd Jul, 2008, 06:49: PM

Expert Answer:

Catalase is an oxidative enzyme present in peroxisomes. It catalyses the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, a byproduct of certain cell oxidations, into water and oxygen. Since hydrogen peroxide is toxic, it should be quickly eliminated.

Answered by  | 3rd Jul, 2008, 07:24: PM

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