dismutation


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dismutation

(ˌdɪsmjuːˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Biochemistry) chem a reaction between two identical molecules in which one is reduced and the other oxidized; disproportionation
2. (Chemistry) chem a reaction between two identical molecules in which one is reduced and the other oxidized; disproportionation
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Furthermore, I postulate that monooxygenase-dependent toluene degraders, in absence of external oxygen, can be active via self-sustained production of oxygen by nitric oxide dismutation (aim 2).
SOD catalyzes the dismutation of superoxide radicals and is said to be the primary enzyme that responds oxygen radicals.
6) is an enzyme of the antioxidant defense used as a biomarker of oxidative stress that can be induced by a wide range of contaminants including organic xenobiotics and heavy metals in order to protect organisms against oxidative stress by catalyzing the dismutation of hydrogen peroxide [H.
Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an endogenous enzyme responsible for the dismutation of superoxide radicals.
Superoxide anion can also undergo dismutation to form hydrogen peroxide ([H.
One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme needed to exhibit 50% dismutation of the superoxide radical.
SOD is involved in the dismutation of super oxide radical to either molecular oxygen or to hydrogen peroxide.
Catalase employs a two-electron transfer in the dismutation of hydrogen peroxide ([H.
The latter can undergo dismutation to form hydrogen peroxide.
In this experiment, also treating with the extracts after alcohol treatment could restore the depleted CAT and SOD activities almost to the normal condition Super oxide dismutase catalyzes the dismutation of super oxide into oxygen and hydrogen peroxide [25].