Oxidases area class of oxidoreductase enzymes that catalyze redox reactions, reactions that involve the transfer of electrons from a donor to its recipient. Many oxidases are synthesized by organisms that employ aerobic respiration, but some anaerobic bacteria also produce them, as well.
Which of the following statements are true concerning oxidase enzymes? Select one or more.
A. Oxidase enzymes are made by organisms that use aerobic respiration for energy production.
B. Oxidase enzymes are associated with the cytoplasmic membrane in bacteria.
C. Oxidase enzymes function in the electron transport chain.
D. An oxidase enzyme catalyzes the oxidation of a cytochrome.
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