amine oxidase


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amine oxidase

[ə′mēn ′äk·sə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of tyramine and tryptamine to aldehyde.
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This parameter A was used for the characterization of amine oxidase activity.
Injecting amine oxidase into the reaction medium started the reaction.
The efficiency of different amine oxidase purification steps is shown in Table 1.
The molecular mass of amine oxidase was determined with the method of gel filtration, indicating the value of 184.
In conclusion we can say that amine oxidase could be efficiently extracted from pea seedlings and the catalytic properties of the enzyme, determined with an amperometric oxygen sensor, were the same in crude and purified enzyme preparations and did not change during the purification process.
Amine oxidase: structure and function of copper-containing amine oxidases.
Amine oxidase catalyses the oxidative deamination of amines to the corresponding aldehyde, ammonia, and hydrogen peroxide [8, 11]:
Copper-containing amine oxidase is an enzyme that can possibly be used as a selective sensing system of oxygen sensor-based biosensors for the determination of amines.
High sensitivity of the system makes cadaverine a useful tool for the characterization of amine oxidase activity in different enzyme probes as a reference substrate.
This constant varies in a broad range for amine oxidases from different sources, having the values for amine oxidase of plant origin from 0.
For the purification of amine oxidase from pea seedlings the highest purification yield achieved has been 42% and specific activity 1.
Amine oxidase activity was detected in a quite large elution volume with a well-expressed maximum and it was on average 557.