xanthine oxidase


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Related to xanthine oxidase: Xanthine DeHydrogenase, xanthine oxidase deficiency

xanthine oxidase

[′zan‚thēn ′äk·sə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
A flavoprotein enzyme catalyzing the oxidation of certain purines.
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To understand the strong scavenging action for superoxide anion we examined whether the crude antioxidant preparation can inhibit xanthine oxidase activity.
Xanthine oxidase inhibitory activity of some Panamanian plants from Celastraceae and Lamiaceae.
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In patients in whom allopurinol toxicity occurs, options include other xanthine oxidase inhibitors (febuxostat), a uricosuric agent (probenecid), or allopurinol desensitisation (only in cases of mild rash).
A new spectrophotometric assay method of xanthine oxidase in crude tissue homogenate.
Conversion of the enzyme xanthine dehydrogenase into a form called xanthine oxidase, which can generate ROS.
The key claims in the new patent cover use of the entire family of drugs known as xanthine oxidase inhibitors applied to contractile disorders of the heart, including congestive heart failure.