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pyridoxal phosphate

(pĭr'ĭdŏks`əl): see coenzymecoenzyme
, any one of a group of relatively small organic molecules required for the catalytic function of certain enzymes. A coenzyme may either be attached by covalent bonds to a particular enzyme or exist freely in solution, but in either case it participates intimately in
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; vitaminvitamin,
group of organic substances that are required in the diet of humans and animals for normal growth, maintenance of life, and normal reproduction. Vitamins act as catalysts; very often either the vitamins themselves are coenzymes, or they form integral parts of coenzymes.
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pyridoxal phosphate

[‚pir·ə′däk·səl ′fä‚sfāt]
(biochemistry)
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Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate is needed during exercise for gluconeogenesis and for glycogenolysis in which it serves as a cofactor for glycogen phosphorylase (21).
High dose B6 may improve function of pyridoxal kinase, which may explain improvements in mental and physical function in ASD (Adams 2006).
Antibiotic susceptibility tests for NVS should be performed on media supplemented with pyridoxal (3).
Pyridoxal (PL) kinase encoded in Arabidopsis thaliana (SOS4) is a key enzyme involved in the biosynthetic pathway leading to Pyridoxal 5'-P (PLP).
As mentioned above, DXP is a precursor not only for IPP and DMAPP but also for thiamine and pyridoxal.
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Effect of pyridoxal hydro-chloride-2,4- dinitrophenyl hydrazone on the corrosion of mild steel in HCl.
Secondly, alcohol consumption causes lowering of the plasma concentration of pyridoxal phosphate.
05) affected abalone growth, tissue concentrations of PN and pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP), and the activities of asparatate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT).
1 [micro]M pyridoxal phosphate (Sigma), 36 [micro]M [beta]-mercaptoethanol, and 180 [micro]M 2-amino-6,7-dimethyl-4-hydroxy5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteridine HCl (Sigma), all in a buffer of 180 mM sodium acetate and 1.
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Characterization and sequence of Escherichia coli PabC, the gene encoding aminodeoxychorismate lyase, a pyridoxal phosphate-containing enzyme.