"Luciferases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Enzymes that oxidize certain LUMINESCENT AGENTS to emit light (PHYSICAL LUMINESCENCE). The luciferases from different organisms have evolved differently so have different structures and substrates.
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