A hemeprotein which catalyses the @D01799@ of dihydrogen peroxide to O2, and water; it also catalyses the @O04362@ of other compounds , such as ethanol, by dihydrogen peroxide. Note. A non-hemeprotein containing a dinuclear managanese @CT06769@ with catalase activity is often called pseudocatalase.
PAC, 1997, 69, 1251. (Glossary of terms used in bioinorganic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1997)) on page 1262 [Terms] [Paper]