The color-furnishing portion of hemoglobin. It is found free in tissues and as the prosthetic group in many hemeproteins.
An enzyme that catalyzes the chlorination of a range of organic molecules, forming stable carbon-chloride bonds. EC 1.11.1.10.
An oxyacid of chlorine (HClO) containing monovalent chlorine that acts as an oxidizing or reducing agent.
A hemeprotein which catalyzes the oxidation of ferrocytochrome c to ferricytochrome c in the presence of hydrogen peroxide. EC 1.11.1.5.
A hemeprotein from leukocytes. Deficiency of this enzyme leads to a hereditary disorder coupled with disseminated moniliasis. It catalyzes the conversion of a donor and peroxide to an oxidized donor and water. EC 1.11.1.7.
A mixed function oxidase enzyme which during hemoglobin catabolism catalyzes the degradation of heme to ferrous iron, carbon monoxide and biliverdin in the presence of molecular oxygen and reduced NADPH. The enzyme is induced by metals, particularly cobalt. EC 1.14.99.3.
Analysis of the intensity of Raman scattering of monochromatic light as a function of frequency of the scattered light.
A ubiquitous stress-responsive enzyme that catalyzes the oxidative cleavage of HEME to yield IRON; CARBON MONOXIDE; and BILIVERDIN.
A strong oxidizing agent used in aqueous solution as a ripening agent, bleach, and topical anti-infective. It is relatively unstable and solutions deteriorate over time unless stabilized by the addition of acetanilide or similar organic materials.
An oxidoreductase that catalyzes the conversion of HYDROGEN PEROXIDE to water and oxygen. It is present in many animal cells. A deficiency of this enzyme results in ACATALASIA.
A dioxygenase with specificity for the oxidation of the indoleamine ring of TRYPTOPHAN. It is an extrahepatic enzyme that plays a role in metabolism as the first and rate limiting enzyme in the kynurenine pathway of TRYPTOPHAN catabolism.
A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs (Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p471).
Proteins that contain an iron-porphyrin, or heme, prosthetic group resembling that of hemoglobin. (From Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p480)
Porphyrins with four methyl, two vinyl, and two propionic acid side chains attached to the pyrrole rings. Protoporphyrin IX occurs in hemoglobin, myoglobin, and most of the cytochromes.
Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
A conjugated protein which is the oxygen-transporting pigment of muscle. It is made up of one globin polypeptide chain and one heme group.
A group of compounds containing the porphin structure, four pyrrole rings connected by methine bridges in a cyclic configuration to which a variety of side chains are attached. The nature of the side chain is indicated by a prefix, as uroporphyrin, hematoporphyrin, etc. The porphyrins, in combination with iron, form the heme component in biologically significant compounds such as hemoglobin and myoglobin.
A metallic element with atomic symbol Fe, atomic number 26, and atomic weight 55.85. It is an essential constituent of HEMOGLOBINS; CYTOCHROMES; and IRON-BINDING PROTEINS. It plays a role in cellular redox reactions and in the transport of OXYGEN.
The art or process of comparing photometrically the relative intensities of the light in different parts of the spectrum.
A mitochondrial enzyme found in a wide variety of cells and tissues. It is the final enzyme in the 8-enzyme biosynthetic pathway of HEME. Ferrochelatase catalyzes ferrous insertion into protoporphyrin IX to form protoheme or heme. Deficiency in this enzyme results in ERYTHROPOIETIC PROTOPORPHYRIA.
Salts and esters of the 7-carbon saturated monocarboxylic acid heptanoic acid.
Porphyrins which are combined with a metal ion. The metal is bound equally to all four nitrogen atoms of the pyrrole rings. They possess characteristic absorption spectra which can be utilized for identification or quantitative estimation of porphyrins and porphyrin-bound compounds.
A group of cytochromes with covalent thioether linkages between either or both of the vinyl side chains of protoheme and the protein. (Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992, p539)
The oxygen-carrying proteins of ERYTHROCYTES. They are found in all vertebrates and some invertebrates. The number of globin subunits in the hemoglobin quaternary structure differs between species. Structures range from monomeric to a variety of multimeric arrangements.
A technique applicable to the wide variety of substances which exhibit paramagnetism because of the magnetic moments of unpaired electrons. The spectra are useful for detection and identification, for determination of electron structure, for study of interactions between molecules, and for measurement of nuclear spins and moments. (From McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 7th edition) Electron nuclear double resonance (ENDOR) spectroscopy is a variant of the technique which can give enhanced resolution. Electron spin resonance analysis can now be used in vivo, including imaging applications such as MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING.
A compound produced from succinyl-CoA and GLYCINE as an intermediate in heme synthesis. It is used as a PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY for actinic KERATOSIS.
Cytochromes (electron-transporting proteins) with protoheme (HEME B) as the prosthetic group.
Hemeproteins whose characteristic mode of action involves transfer of reducing equivalents which are associated with a reversible change in oxidation state of the prosthetic group. Formally, this redox change involves a single-electron, reversible equilibrium between the Fe(II) and Fe(III) states of the central iron atom (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992, p539). The various cytochrome subclasses are organized by the type of HEME and by the wavelength range of their reduced alpha-absorption bands.
Large marine mammals of the order CETACEA. In the past, they were commercially valued for whale oil, for their flesh as human food and in ANIMAL FEED and FERTILIZERS, and for baleen. Today, there is a moratorium on most commercial whaling, as all species are either listed as endangered or threatened.
A multisubunit enzyme complex containing CYTOCHROME A GROUP; CYTOCHROME A3; two copper atoms; and 13 different protein subunits. It is the terminal oxidase complex of the RESPIRATORY CHAIN and collects electrons that are transferred from the reduced CYTOCHROME C GROUP and donates them to molecular OXYGEN, which is then reduced to water. The redox reaction is simultaneously coupled to the transport of PROTONS across the inner mitochondrial membrane.
An essential amino acid that is required for the production of HISTAMINE.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
The protein components of a number of complexes, such as enzymes (APOENZYMES), ferritin (APOFERRITINS), or lipoproteins (APOLIPOPROTEINS).
Porphyrins with four methyl and two propionic acid side chains attached to the pyrrole rings.
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of porphobilinogen from two molecules of 5-aminolevulinic acid. EC 4.2.1.24.
Keto acids that are derivatives of 4-oxopentanoic acids (levulinic acid).
An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.
The study of the structure, preparation, properties, and reactions of carbon compounds. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The techniques used to produce molecules exhibiting properties that conform to the demands of the experimenter. These techniques combine methods of generating structural changes with methods of selection. They are also used to examine proposed mechanisms of evolution under in vitro selection conditions.
A process that includes the determination of AMINO ACID SEQUENCE of a protein (or peptide, oligopeptide or peptide fragment) and the information analysis of the sequence.
The misinterpretation of a real external, sensory experience.
Procedures by which protein structure and function are changed or created in vitro by altering existing or synthesizing new structural genes that direct the synthesis of proteins with sought-after properties. Such procedures may include the design of MOLECULAR MODELS of proteins using COMPUTER GRAPHICS or other molecular modeling techniques; site-specific mutagenesis (MUTAGENESIS, SITE-SPECIFIC) of existing genes; and DIRECTED MOLECULAR EVOLUTION techniques to create new genes.
Process of generating a genetic MUTATION. It may occur spontaneously or be induced by MUTAGENS.
Genetically engineered MUTAGENESIS at a specific site in the DNA molecule that introduces a base substitution, or an insertion or deletion.
A field of chemistry which pertains to chemical compounds or ions that do not contain the element carbon (with the exception of carbon dioxide and compounds containing a carbonate radical, e.g., calcium carbonate).
A free radical gas produced endogenously by a variety of mammalian cells, synthesized from ARGININE by NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE. Nitric oxide is one of the ENDOTHELIUM-DEPENDENT RELAXING FACTORS released by the vascular endothelium and mediates VASODILATION. It also inhibits platelet aggregation, induces disaggregation of aggregated platelets, and inhibits platelet adhesion to the vascular endothelium. Nitric oxide activates cytosolic GUANYLATE CYCLASE and thus elevates intracellular levels of CYCLIC GMP.
An NADPH-dependent enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of L-ARGININE and OXYGEN to produce CITRULLINE and NITRIC OXIDE.
Salts of nitrous acid or compounds containing the group NO2-. The inorganic nitrites of the type MNO2 (where M=metal) are all insoluble, except the alkali nitrites. The organic nitrites may be isomeric, but not identical with the corresponding nitro compounds. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, metal-reducing bacteria in the family Geobacteraceae. They have the ability to oxidize a variety of organic compounds, including AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS.
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  • Direct electron transfer of the multi-cofactor enzyme CDH was studied on gold and graphite electrodes with techniques such as voltammetry and spectroelectrochemistry. (lu.se)
  • CDH can be cleaved into its two subunits, one containing the heme cofactor and the other the flavin cofactor, these two subunits were studied individually at the electrode surface to prove that the direct electron transfer proceeds via the heme group. (lu.se)
  • Bacterial cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes are involved in the hydroxylation of various endogenous substrates while using a heme molecule as a cofactor. (rcsb.org)
  • Caption: Sections of wild peroxygenase (left) and a mutated variant (right) displaying the differences in their substrate access channels leading to the heme cofactor (red sticks). (susbind.eu)
  • Iron is also needed to metabolize B vitamins, is a necessary cofactor for a variety of enzymes, and is important in protein metabolism. (thepaleomom.com)
  • Amino Acid Metabolism - There are more than 60 amino acid-based enzyme reactions that involve P5P as a cofactor. (metabolichealing.com)
  • Characterization of the TPQ cofactor in amine oxidases and the heme cofactor in cystat. (ohsu.edu)
  • Characterization of the TPQ cofactor in amine oxidases and the heme cofactor in cystathionine beta-synthase by resonance raman spectroscopy. (ohsu.edu)
  • Because of my erythropoietic protoporphyria, which consists of an inherited enzyme alteration in the heme biosynthetic pathway, I have an accumulation of protoporphyrins in my red blood cells. (canadianassociationforporphyria.ca)
  • Congenital Erythropoietic Porphyria (CEP) is a very rare inherited metabolic disorder resulting from the deficient function of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen lll cosynthase (UROS), the fourth enzyme in the heme biosynthetic pathway. (porphyriafoundation.org)
  • Cecil Textbook of Medicine defines porphyria as "a disease that results from deficiencies of specific enzymes of the heme biosynthetic pathway, is usually inherited, and may be associated with striking accumulations of heme pathway intermediates. (isabelallende.com)
  • A cytochrome P450 (heme-thiolate) protein that uses a flavodoxin-like redox partner to reduce the heme iron. (expasy.org)
  • Cytochrome P450 cam was subjected to high pressures of 2.2 kbar, converting the enzyme to its inactive form, P420 cam . (illinois.edu)
  • Spectral evidence reported herein for P420 cam as well as results from a parallel investigation of the spectroscopically related inactive form of chloroperoxidase lead to the conclusion that a sulfur-derived proximal ligand is coordinated to the heme of ferric cytochrome P420 cam . (illinois.edu)
  • Acetylene alkylates the cytochrome P450 prothestic heme. (divinewsmedia.com)
  • Electrons originating in cytochrome c are transferred via the copper A center of subunit 2 and heme A of subunit 1 to the bimetallic center formed by heme A3 and copper B. (drugminer.org)
  • Petr Nachtigal, Ph.D. Title of Thesis: Effect of Spirulina platensis on heme oxygenase-1 expresion in mice Spirulina platensis is an unicellular spiral microalgae, that can affect number of risk factors of cardiovascular diseases. (cuni.cz)
  • It was demonstrated that Spirulina has antioxidant effects and its use in the diet could affect the expression of heme oxygenase. (cuni.cz)
  • Heme oxygenase is an important enzyme playing role in the development of atherosclerosis and has cytoprotective effect on the vascular endothelium. (cuni.cz)
  • In this rigorous thesis, we studied the effect of Spirulina platensis administration on heme oxygenase-1 expression in the aorta in apoE-deficient hypercholesterolemic mouse. (cuni.cz)
  • Roth, Justine P. / Experimental and computational investigations of oxygen reactivity in a heme and tyrosyl radical-containing fatty acid α-(Di)oxygenase . (elsevier.com)
  • PREDICTOR: DNA sequence polymorphisms for the following candidate genes and their interaction with the study intervention: methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), heme oxygenase 1 (HO-1), factor V (F5), transforming growth factor β1 (TGFβ1), klotho, nitric oxide synthase (NOS), and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE). (bhs.org)
  • 5 Inclusively, there are multiple members found within these three groups, of which the main ones include: glutathione reductase (GR - which recycles/recharges GSHPx), glutathione-S transferase (GST), gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT), heme oxygenase (HO-1), and the all-important glutathione peroxidase (GSHPx, also abbreviated as GPx). (mdprescriptives.com)
  • studies of the direct electron transfer and kinetics of enzymes on electrodes, and the development of amperometric enzyme-based biosensors. (lu.se)
  • The approach outlined should be useful for identifying mechanisms of concerted proton-coupled electron transfer in a variety of oxygen-utilizing enzymes. (elsevier.com)
  • This alkylation is coupled with catalytic turnover by the target enzyme and results in suicide inactivation of the enzymes. (divinewsmedia.com)
  • Little is known about the physiological role or the catalytic mechanism of these enzymes. (princeton.edu)
  • CO I is the catalytic subunit of the enzyme. (drugminer.org)
  • The β subunit is identical to protein disulphide isomerase (PDI, EC 5.3.4.1 that is a enzyme located within the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum, where it catalyzes the formation and rearrangement of disulphide bonds in the biosynthesis of various secretory and cell surface proteins, including collagens), the α subunit being responsible for the catalytic activity of the enzyme tetramer. (diff.org)
  • This PDI activity is not likely to be part of the hydroxylation mechanism, but a monoclonal antibody to PDI has been shown to partially inhibit the enzyme activity, indicating that some region of the PDI subunit may be located close to the catalytic sites. (diff.org)
  • The prolyl 4-hydroxylases belong to the group of 2-oxoglutarate and non-heme-Fe(II)-dependent dioxygenases, which all require Fe2+ , 2-oxoglutarate, O2 and ascorbate for catalytic activity. (diff.org)
  • Ascorbate may be required to prevent oxidation of the enzyme-bound Fe2+, and possibly some other groups on the enzyme molecule, by a side reaction during some, but not the majority, of the catalytic cycles. (diff.org)
  • In the uncoupled reaction, however, the reactive iron-oxo complex is probably converted to Fe3+ and OH', and the Fe3+ ion remains bound to the active site, making the enzyme unavailable for new catalytic cycles. (diff.org)
  • According to the current model for the catalytic site and reaction mechanism, the Fe2+ is located in a supposedly highly hydrophobic pocket coordinated with the enzyme by three side-chains, the residues being histidines 412 and 483 and aspartate 414 in the human α(I) subunit. (diff.org)
  • Specifically, iron is part of a molecule called heme: four heme molecules are part of a hemoglobin protein, and it is the iron itself that binds to oxygen. (thepaleomom.com)
  • P5P is a co-factor in the synthesis of aminolevulinate, which is the first step in heme biosynthesis. (metabolichealing.com)
  • Nonheme Iron Enzymes: Structures and Mechanisms, Volume 117, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting new and interesting chapters on the topics. (elsevier.com)
  • They are also a source of heme iron (a form of iron that can actually prevent iron-deficiency anaemia). (pacificharvest.co.nz)
  • Iron is also part of many other proteins and enzymes. (zonaidey.ru)
  • Heme iron is found in meat, fish and poultry. (zonaidey.ru)
  • The classic example is the role of NO in cGMP-dependent signaling pathways where the activation of guanylate cyclase arises through the ligation of NO to the iron heme of the enzyme. (diff.org)
  • Reduction of non-heme transition metals has also been observed, including iron-sulfur centers in proteins (e.g. components of the mitochondrial respiratory chain and other mitochondrial enzymes). (diff.org)
  • abstract = "Superoxide reductases (SOR) are a family of non-heme iron enzymes that limit oxidative stress by catalysing the reduction of superoxide to hydrogen peroxide and, thus, represent model systems for the detoxification of reactive oxygen species. (york.ac.uk)
  • The ingredient is a "necessary component to create the protein known as collagen," which promotes hair health, explains Dr. Alissia Zenhausern , NMD, a naturopathic medical doctor in Scottsdale, Ariz. "Vitamin C also helps your body absorb non-heme iron, a necessary mineral for hair growth," she adds. (gotclearskin.com)
  • Fresh juices contain a wide range of substances including enzymes, pigments, chlorophyll, antioxidants, etc., which have been proven to be healthy benefits. (angeljuiceramerica.com)
  • Det har visat sig att många enzym och proteiner som har en heme-grupp (samma grupp som finns i hemoglobin i blodet) som aktivt centrum kan överföra elektroner till/från en elektrod. (lu.se)
  • Vitamin B6 is needed to make heme, a component of hemoglobin. (proactiveptmaine.com)
  • Hemoglobin is not the only protein in the body that contains heme. (thepaleomom.com)
  • Pyridoxine and P5P are also involved in heme synthesis (necessary for hemoglobin), conversion of tryptophan to niacin, and the proper metabolism of fatty acids. (vitahealthapothecary.com)
  • Also, I was wondering what the general difference is between a 'synthase' enzyme and 'synthetase', if there is one. (stackexchange.com)
  • Detoxification Processes - P5P is the co-factor in the synthesis of cystathionine via the enzyme CBS (cystathionine beta synthase). (metabolichealing.com)
  • One such reaction involves the synthesis of the amino acid taurine from cysteine, via a P5P dependent enzyme. (metabolichealing.com)
  • These data combined show that all four hemes are low spin and have a nitrogenous sixth ligand. (hw.ac.uk)
  • have used powerful computational tools, such as the software PELE for ligand diffusion into proteins to simulate the behaviour of the enzymes on their substrates, being able to satisfactorily predict the oxygenation type (epoxidation versus hydroxylation) of the new peroxygenases. (susbind.eu)
  • Heme is also a critical component of a family of proteins involved in protection from oxidative damage. (thepaleomom.com)
  • Subunits 1-3 form the functional core of the enzyme complex. (drugminer.org)
  • The vertebrate collagen prolyl 4-hydroxylases are tetrameric enzymes composed of two α subunits and two β subunits, with a total molecular weight of 240 kDa. (diff.org)
  • NMR spectroscopy was tested for its potential to elucidate the oxidation profile of each of the four haem groups in the enzyme, using the strategy developed previously to perform the thermodynamic characterization of small tetrahaem cytochromes (FEBS Lett. (hw.ac.uk)
  • Both P450s and peroxygenases are enzymes that catalyse the oxygenation - the introduction of oxygen atoms - of a variety of substrates. (susbind.eu)
  • Fungal peroxygenases are novel extracellular heme-thiolate biocatalysts that are capable of catalyzing the selective monooxygenation of diverse organic compounds, using only H 2 O 2 as a cosubstrate. (princeton.edu)
  • abstract = "Fungal peroxygenases are novel extracellular heme-thiolate biocatalysts that are capable of catalyzing the selective monooxygenation of diverse organic compounds, using only H2O2 as a cosubstrate. (princeton.edu)
  • Moreover, the use of enzymes is generally much more environmentally friendly than that of chemical catalysts . (susbind.eu)
  • There are 45 different known vitamins, classified into two groups: fat-soluble (A, D, E, and K) and water soluble (the B vitamins and vitamin C). Vitamins work with enzymes to act as catalysts in accelerating the making and breaking of chemical bonds. (angeljuiceramerica.com)
  • P5P plays a crucial role by converting homocysteine into cystathionine, via the enzyme CBS within the transsulfuration pathway. (metabolichealing.com)
  • Ligases are enzymes catalysing the joining together of two molecules coupled with the hydrolysis of a diphosphate bond in ATP or a similar triphosphate. (stackexchange.com)
  • Red seaweeds are an excellent source of minerals, carbohydrates, antioxidants, enzymes and generally very high in dietary fibre. (pacificharvest.co.nz)
  • Among all antioxidant enzymes, GPx is considered the most powerful biological antioxidative reductant, 9,10 and is one of the major antioxidants of the body. (mdprescriptives.com)
  • Besides the five-member glutathione member family of antioxidants, thioredoxin (Trx) is also a pre-eminent antioxidant family enzyme group as well. (mdprescriptives.com)
  • Comparison with the previously determined NfCYP154C5 structure revealed differences in the substrate-binding residues, suggesting a likely explanation for the different patterns of testosterone hydroxylation, despite the high sequence similarities between the enzymes (54% identity). (rcsb.org)
  • and H2O2 by the NOS enzymes is particularly relevant under conditions of substrate and co-factor limitation. (diff.org)
  • 21 As a result, an essential substrate material emerges between the multi-family members of both the Glutathione group as well as the thioredoxin group of antioxidant enzymes, namely NAC. (mdprescriptives.com)
  • In the stomach, hydrochloric acid and enzymes unbind vitamin B12 into its free form. (sublingualvitaminb12.com)
  • Try American Health Enzyme Probiotic Complex) Vitamin B12 is also better absorbed on an empty stomach because an acidic environment increases absorption . (sublingualvitaminb12.com)
  • Supplementing with active B vitamins is important for everyone, and especially for individuals whose livers may not be able to convert the non-active B vitamin forms to their active forms because of compromised liver function, poorly functioning enzymes, digestive disturbances, or age. (vitahealthapothecary.com)
  • MauG is a c-type diheme enzyme that catalyzes the final three reactions in TTQ formation. (ucf.edu)
  • Factors related to the enzymatic active-site architecture and the double-bond distribution in the different fatty acids were suggested by the computational analyses identified in experimental reactions and confirmed by site-directed mutagenesis of the heme access channel. (susbind.eu)
  • Enzymes work with vitamins to speed up chemical reactions within the body and, in one form, aids in the digestive process. (angeljuiceramerica.com)
  • The engineered variant bears two phenylalanines (highlighted in aquamarine) that constrain the channel, switching the regioselectivity of the enzyme towards selective monoepoxide production from polyunsaturated fatty acids. (susbind.eu)
  • Enzymes are active under mild conditions, have a natural origin and are normally very selective in the catalysis, giving rise to fewer undesired by-products. (susbind.eu)
  • Confirming that epoxides of unsaturated fatty acids produced using the above-mentioned enzymes and vegetable oil feedstocks is a valuable finding within SUSBIND in its aim to develop a bio-based adhesive . (susbind.eu)
  • Cyclooxygenases (COX) are people of the heme enzyme family members that catalyze a cyclooxygenase and a peroxidase a reaction to make prostaglandins17. (bearcanyon.net)
  • It uses a heme group to perform the reaction. (rcsb.org)
  • Carotenoid cleavage oxygenases (CCOs) are non-heme, Fe(II)-dependent enzymes that participate in biologically important metabolic pathways involving carotenoids and apocarotenoids, including retinoids, stilbenes, and related compounds. (anl.gov)
  • Fresh juices have been referred to as "live" food because they contain many active enzymes, which are extremely sensitive to heat and are destroyed when cooked. (angeljuiceramerica.com)
  • Glutaredoxins all utilize glutathione as a co-factor to function, similar to the essential role glutathione plays with all Glutathione antioxidant enzymes. (mdprescriptives.com)
  • GSH is the essential building block to three groups of enzymes, specifically glutathione oxidase, glutathione peroxidase and glutathione reductase. (mdprescriptives.com)
  • Reevaluation of the oxygen-labeling pattern of the resveratrol-cleaving CCO, NOV2, previously reported to be a monooxygenase, using a purified enzyme sample revealed that it too is a dioxygenase. (anl.gov)
  • It is concluded from this work that there are many interesting features of P450 enzymes waiting to be discovered. (vanderbilt.edu)
  • Essential roles of GSH antioxidant enzymes include: cell cycle regulation, 13 healthy immune cell oxidant production (e.g. (mdprescriptives.com)
  • The antioxidant helps defend against hyperpigmentation by inhibiting an enzyme called tyrosinase, which is responsible for converting tyrosine into melanin in the skin, Dr. Jaliman explains. (gotclearskin.com)

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