oxidoreductase love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction reaction.

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  • n. Any enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.

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  • n. an enzyme that catalyzes oxidation-reduction

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

oxid(ation) + reduct(ion) + -ase.

Examples

  • Most of my work has centred around the cytochrome bc1 complex, but I've looked at NADH: ubiquinone oxidoreductase too.

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  • Unkefer and William S. Hlavacek, Prediction of oxidoreductase-catalyzed reactions based on atomic properties of metabolites, Bioinformatics, 2006 2224:3082-3088; doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btl535

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  • Although there are several ER-localized HSPs that can potentially chaperone PRRs, including calnexin, calreticulin, protein disulfide isomerase, gp96, thiol-oxidoreductase ERp57, and BiP, to date only gp96 has been demonstrated to function in PRR-folding

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  • Fiorani M, Accorsi A (2005) Dietary flavonoids as intracellular substrates for an erythrocyte trans-plasma membrane oxidoreductase activity.

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  • CYP1A1, glutathione-S-transferase (GST) and NAD (P) H: quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1) are important enzymes in the metabolism of tobacco carcinogens, and functional genetic polymorphisms are known for these enzymes.

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  • Solid Black: SCD mutations, Orange: amino acids outside the prenyltransferase domain, Blue: acidic residues, Red: basic residues, HRM: heme regulatory motif (box), CxxC: oxidoreductase motif (CAAC, small circle), Green: S75F polymorphism. doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0010760.g003

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  • NADH-ubiquinone oxidoreductase (Ndi1) extends Drosophila lifespan.

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  • It is involved in zinc binding and has oxidoreductase activity.

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  • Rinses of nasal passages were collected at before and after the study and used to quantify gene expression of antioxidant enzymes, including glutathione-s-transferase M1 (GSTM1), glutathione-s-transferase P1 (GSTP1), NADPH quinone oxidoreductase (NQO1), and hemoxygenase-1 (HO-1), in cells of the upper airways.

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  • WW domain-containing oxidoreductase (WWOX) was cloned and identified as a potential tumor suppressor gene mapping to the chromosome region 16q23

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