dismutation


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dis·mu·ta·tion

(dis'myū-tā'shŭn),
A reaction involving a single substance but producing two products; for example, two molecules of acetaldehyde may react, producing an oxidation product (acetic acid) and a reduction product (ethyl alcohol).
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SOD is involved in the dismutation of super oxide radical to either molecular oxygen or to hydrogen peroxide.
In addition to uncoupling, peroxynitrite formation can also occur when levels of nitric oxide are so high that superoxide dismutase is overcome and can no longer provide dismutation activity (Vinten-Johansen, 2000).
Superoxide ions can inactivate calatalse enzyme, resulting in decreased dismutation of hydrogen peroxide, and consequently, increase in [H.
superoxide dismutase (SOD) catalyses the dismutation of superoxide to [H.
Cytozylic CuZn-dismutase superoxide catalyses the reaction of dismutation of superoxide anion to less reactive hydrogen peroxide and molecular oxygen [23]:
Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an endogenous enzyme responsible for the dismutation of superoxide radicals.
Superoxide anion can also undergo dismutation to form hydrogen peroxide ([H.
SOD and catalase catalyze the dismutation of superoxide and hydrogen peroxide, respectively.
6) Superoxide dismutase, which catalyses the dismutation of [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is considered to be the essential enzyme in the defense against the toxic effects of [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Catalase employs a two-electron transfer in the dismutation of hydrogen peroxide ([H.