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SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE Properties

SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE

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Description

 

Superoxide dismutases (SOD, EC 1.15.1.1) are a class of enzymes that catalyze the dismutation of superoxide into oxygen and hydrogen peroxide. As such, they are an important antioxidant defense in nearly all cells exposed to oxygen. One of the exceedingly rare exceptions is Lactobacillus plantarum and related lactobacilli, which use a different mechanism.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Blue-gray powder.
CAS Number 9054-89-1
Synonyms Artolasi;CZSOD;Copper-zinc superoxide dismutase;Cu,Zn-SOD;Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase;Cuprein;Cytocuprein;Dismutin BT;Dismuzyme Plus;E.C. 1.15.1.1;Erisod;Erythrocuprein;Erythrocupreins;Extramel;Fe-SOD;Ferrisuperoxide dismutase;Hemocuprein;Iron superoxide dismutase;Manganese-superoxide dismutase;Mn-SOD;Ontosein;Orgotein;Orgoteins;Ormetein;Oximorm;Palosein;Peroxide dismutase;Peroxinorm;Reksod;SOD;SOD-1;SOD-2;SOD-3;SOD-4;SOD-I;SOD-II;SOD-III;Superoxide dismutase;Superoxide dismutase I;Superoxide dismutase II;Superoxide dismutase III;Superphycodismutase
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