Reactions of Myeloperoxidase with Superoxide and Hydrogen Peroxide: Signficance for its Function in the Neutrophil
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 49)
Myeloperoxidase (MPO) in its purified form acts as a conventional peroxidase and, in addition, catalyses the reaction
KeywordsSuperoxide Dismutase Xanthine Oxidase Superoxide Dismutase Activity Hypochlorous Acid Hydroxyl Radical Production
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