urate oxidase


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Related to urate oxidase: uricase, allopurinol

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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Substitution of allopurinol with urate oxidase has been reported to decrease the incidence and severity of TLS (22), (23).
Incidence of tumor lysis syndrome in children with advanced stage Burkitt's lymphoma/leukemia before and after introduction of prophylactic use of urate oxidase.
recombinant urate oxidase (rasburicase) in the prevention and treatment of malignancy-associated hyperuricemia in pediatric and adult patients: results of a compassionate-use trial.
Duke developed the recombinant porcine urate oxidase and MVP developed the PEGylation technology.
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