oxidoreductases


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oxidoreductases

A group of enzymes that promote oxidation-reduction reactions. The group includes some enzymes also known as dehydrogenases and oxidases.
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Like iron, copper, zinc, manganese, and cobalt, molybdenum (Mo) can be utilized as a stably bound, variably coordinated cofactor in proteins, in mammals, Mo is found in three different enzymes: aldehyde oxidoreductase (AOR), sulfite oxidase (SOX), and xanthine oxidoreductase (XOR).
2] generation at the cell membrane by pretreating the cells with the specific NADPH oxidoreductase inhibitor DPI 30 mm prior to the addition of 10-150 [micro]M l,2-NQ.
After attaining peak parasitaemia several changes were observed in histological scanning electron microscopic, biochemical and histochemical analysis of hydrolases in malaria infected monkey placenta (15-18) while some of the oxidoreductases were localised as follows:
The presence of more than one pyruvate oxidoreductase is typical for species that have to cope with both functional and environmental hypoxia (Gade and Grieshaber, 1986).
These enzymes are grouped into six classes: hydrolases (including proteases, amylases and lipases that break down the main nutrients - fats, carbohydrates and proteins), isomerases, ligases, lyases, oxidoreductases and transferases.
Oxidoreductases are a class of enzymes with a very high potential for preparative organic synthesis, which is why they are increasingly used also on industrial scale.
Regulation of genes encoding NADIP)H:quinone oxidoreductases.
Specific topics examined include high-throughput screening methods for oxidoreductases, agar plate- based assays, chemical complementation, molecular approaches for the screening of novel enzymes, and fluorescent probes for lipolytic enzymes.
Objective : The INDOX proposal on industrial oxidoreductases aims to provide relevant industrial case stories to demonstrate the efficacy of optimized biocatalysts on targeted reactions, and to establish the processes scalability, sustainability and cost-efficiency versus chemical conversion processes.