The radiation-induced inactivation and post irradiation effects of horseradish peroxidase solution

  • D. Metodiewa
  • L. Gębicka
  • S. Bachman
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Abstract

The radiation-induced inactivation of horseradish peroxidase in dilute aqueous solutions has been studied. It has been found that inactivation is due to reactions of enzyme molecules with both e aq and OH radicals, the destructive effect of the latter is enhanced by oxygen. Post irradiation recovery of enzyme activity has been also observed.

Keywords

Oxygen Enzyme Physical Chemistry Aqueous Solution Enzyme Activity 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Metodiewa
    • 1
  • L. Gębicka
    • 1
  • S. Bachman
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Radiation ChemistryTechnical University of ŁødzŁódzPoland

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