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Does allopurinol prevent superoxide radical production by xanthine oxidase (XOD)?

  • A. Haberland
  • H. Luther
  • I. Schimke
Papers Given at the 12th European Workshop on Inflammation, Halle, Germany, May 30–31, 1990 Free Communications


Superoxide Xanthine Xanthine Oxidase Allopurinol Radical Production 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Haberland
    • 1
  • H. Luther
    • 2
  • I. Schimke
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Pathological and Clinical BiochemistryCharité-HospitalBerlin
  2. 2.Department BiochemistryResearch Institute of Lung Diseases and TuberculosisBerlin-Buch

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