ascorbate oxidase

a·scor·bate ox·i·dase

a copper-containing enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of l-ascorbic acid with O2 to produce l-dehydroascorbic acid. Some forms of ascorbate oxidase use NADP+ as well. Used as an antitumor enzyme.
Synonym(s): ascorbase

as·cor·bate ox·i·dase

(ă-skōr'bāt ok'si-dās)
A copper-containing enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of l-ascorbic acid with O2 to l-dehydroascorbic acid. Some forms of ascorbate oxidase use NADP+ as well. Used as an antitumor enzyme.
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Some of the antioxidant enzymes that are found to provide protection against the ROS are superoxide dismutase, catalase, peroxidase, glutathione peroxidase, and ascorbate oxidase (Rani et al.
To prevent ascorbic acid from hindering the peroxide and its generated chromogen, we added ascorbate oxidase to the reagent.