peroxidases


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per·ox·i·das·es

(pĕr-ok'si-dās-ĕz)
[EC subclass 1.11] Enzymes in animal and plant tissues that catalyze the dehydrogenation (oxidation) of various substances in the presence of hydrogen peroxide, which acts as a hydrogen acceptor, being converted to water in the process.

peroxidases (p·räkˑ·s·dā·sz),

n.pl enzymes that use peroxide to break down bacteria and other harmful material. Located in the granules of neutrophils.

peroxidases,

n.pl the hydrogen peroxide-reducing enzymes, occurring in animal and plant tissues, that catalyze the dehydrogenation (oxidation) of various substances in the presence of hydrogen peroxide.
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05) decreased peroxidase enzyme activity (Figure 9), whereas polyphenoloxidase enzyme activity under different lead treatments were increased, but this different were not significant (Figure 10).
Peroxidases in grass dew derived from guttation: possible role in polymerization of soil organic matter.
Isolation and characterization of two peroxidases from Cucumis sativus.
2000) reported low peroxidase enzyme content in human colostrum (0.
The variation of different enzymatic activities like Amylase, Protease, Peroxidase, Succinate dehydrogenase, Polyphenoloxidase and Nitrate reductase of eighteen marine macroalgae as per their class has been shown in Fig.
Table 2 shows the results of the levels of catalase and peroxidase in control, G I and G II plants of vigna mungo.
Peroxidases, lignin and anatomy during in vitro and ex vitro rooting of gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides Ellis) microshoots.
A determinacao da atividade da peroxidase foi realizada em, aproximadamente, 2,0 g de raizes, previamente armazenadas a 5 e a 10[grados]C, foram maceradas em nitrogenio liquido, homogeneizadas em 10 mL de tampao de extracao (tampao fosfato a 100 mM, pH 6,5; bissulfito de sodio a 0,1% e cloreto de sodio a 150 mM), e a suspensao resultante foi centrifugada a 17.
Peroxidases may be also involved in the formation of cross-links among the various cell wall polymers.
Cochlear vessel permeability to horseradish peroxidase in the normal and acoustically traumatized chinchilla: A reevaluation.
Preferred biocatalysts include hemoproteins such as chloroperoxidase from Caldariomyces fumago, and peroxidases and cytochromes from animal, plant or microbial cells.