urate oxidase

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u·rate ox·i·dase

[MIM*191540]
a copper-containing, oxygen-requiring oxidoreductase that oxidizes uric acid; used in the clinical diagnosis of increased uric acid levels.
Synonym(s): uricase

urate ox·i·dase

(yūr'āt ok'si-dās)
A copper-containing, oxygen-requiring oxidoreductase that oxidizes uric acid; used in the clinical diagnosis of increased uric acid levels.
Synonym(s): uricase.

oxidase

(ok'si-das?, -daz?) [ oxide + -ase]
A class of enzymes present in plant and animal cells that catalyzes an oxidation reaction; a respiratory enzyme.

cytochrome oxidase

An enzyme present in most cells that oxidizes reduced cytochrome to cytochrome.

urate oxidase

Uricase.
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Sample handling requirements for uric acid analysis during recombinant uric acid oxidase (rasburicase, Sanofi-Synthelabo) therapy are a matter of concern.
Sample preparation in patients receiving uric acid oxidase (rasburicase) therapy.
Here we demonstrate a potential analytical interference with a case report of a patient who received the recombinant uric acid oxidase Rasburicase (Sanofi-Synthelabo) and the sample handling requirements for uric acid analysis.