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An enzyme that catalyzes oxidation of benzenediols to semiquinones with O2.
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This and other sulfites provide longer product shelf life by delaying phenolase (enzymatic) browning, oxidation, and microbial growth on product surfaces.
Environmental factors affect plants' metabolism, influence the activity of isoenzymes, especially esterase, peroxidases, phosphatases and phenolases, and cause different enzyme patterns or activities (MALONE et al.
Manganese plays an important role in respiration and nitrogen metabolism, while copper acts as a component of phenolases, laccase and Ascorbic acid oxidase [Delving, 1975].