glucose oxidase


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glu·cose ox·i·dase

an antibacterial flavoprotein enzyme, obtained from Penicillum notatum and other fungi, which is antibacterial only in the presence of glucose and oxygen, its effect being due to the oxidation of d-glucose to d-glucono-δ-lactone, with the coconversion of O2 to H2O2; used in the preservation of food and in assays for glucose levels.
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Optimization of various factors affecting Glucose Oxidase activity produced by Aspergillus niger.
We studied the activity of two oxidases, glucose oxidase and galactose oxidase, along with the activity of [beta]-galactosidase in the temperature range from 4 to 38.
Contribution of endo and exo cellular glucose oxidase to gluconic acid production at increased dissolved oxygen concentration.
10-13) Acidemia has been shown to lead to glucose underestimation on some glucose oxidase meters.
Estimation: BGL was estimated by glucose oxidase method (19) using standard kit of Ranbaxy laboratories limited, New Delhi, India.
Glucose oxidase, incorporated into suitable coating materials that are applied on lenses or optical fibers, is used to catalyze oxidization of glucose to gluconic acid in the presence of oxygen.
In an amperometric solution, a sensor measures the current generated in a chemical reaction from electrochemical strips with glucose oxidase enzymes.
Finger-stick monitors and the electrochemical sensors in continuous glucose monitors work on the same principle, based on glucose oxidase breaking down glucose and generating electrons, which are measured by the monitor's sensors.
The contributors develop improved cellulase mixtures in a single production organism, a green bioprocess to obtain oil from corn germ, glucose oxidase mimics for bleaching cotton fabric, and enzymatic treatments for cellulosic fibers.
Dextrin blue (2000 kDa), alcohol oxidase (600 kDa), catalase (232 kDa), glucose oxidase (158 kDa), bovine serum albumin (66 kDa), and cytochrome C (12.
Comparison of blue dye visualization and glucose oxidase test strip methods for detecting pulmonary aspiration of enteral feedings in intubated adults.