Copper Content of Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase
Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase is a hemoprotein which catalyzes the oxygenative ring cleavage of substituted and unsubstituted indoleamines such as tryptophan, 5-hydroxytryptophan, tryptamine and serotonin (1). This enzyme utilizes superoxide anion (O2 -) as an oxidizing agent (2).
KeywordsMethylene Blue Enzyme Preparation Copper Content Crude Enzyme Preparation Nonheme Iron
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