Characterization of Tomato Lipoxygenase
Lipoxygenase enzyme is responsible for the oxidation of fatty acids and their glycerides containing methylene interrupted system of double bonds such as linoleic, linolenic and arachidonic acids. The presence of lipoxygenase in the economically most important tomato variety in Hungary /ventura/ has been proved. In this paper the extraction, the purification steps and the characterization of the enzyme are described.
KeywordsArachidonic Acid Tris Buffer Heat Stability Initial Reaction Rate Tomato Variety
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