Synonym: SOD, Superoxide: superoxide oxidoreductase
|Related Categories||1.15.x.x Acting on superoxide radicals, 1.x.x.x Oxidoreductases, Application Index, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology,|
|composition||Protein, ≥95% biuret|
|Gene Information||cow ... SOD1(281495), SOD2(281496)|
Catalyzes the dismutation of superoxide radicals to hydrogen peroxide and molecular oxygen. Plays a critical role in the defense of cells against the toxic effects of oxygen radicals. Competes with nitric oxide (NO) for superoxide anion (which reacts with NO to form peroxynitrite), thereby SOD promotes the activity of NO.3 SOD has also been shown to suppress apoptosis in cultured rat ovarian follicles, neural cell lines, and transgenic mice.4,5
Superoxide dismutases are a group of low molecular weight metalloproteins present in all aerobic cells of plants, animals and micro-organisms. They provide protection against damaging reactions with the superoxide radical anion (O2-) by catalyzing its disproportionation into oxygen and hydrogen peroxide.
One unit will inhibit reduction of cytochrome c by 50% in a coupled system with xanthine oxidase at pH 7.8 at 25 °C in a 3.0 ml reaction volume. Xanthine oxidase concentration should produce an initial ΔA550 of 0.025 ± 0.005 per min.
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Superoxide dismutase from bovine erythrocytes has been used in a study to assess a kinetic model of radiation-induced inactivation of superoxide dismutase in nitrous oxide-saturated solutions. 1 Superoxide dismutase from bovine erythrocytes has also been used in a study to investigate the possible participation of superoxide anion in the intestinal tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenase reaction. 2
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Oxidative stress is implicated in the pathogenesis of lipotoxicity in both animal and human studies. Chronic oxidative stress is linked to insulin resistance in multiple tissues. Oxidative stress is ...
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Keywords: Anti-inflammatory agents, Apoptosis, Cancer, Cell signaling, Cellular processes, Gene expression, Indicators, Metabolism, Oxidations, Respiratory
1. OBJECTIVE To standardize a procedure for the enzymatic determination of superoxide dismutase.
Keywords: Catalysis, Reductions
3. Apparent hydroxyl radical production by peroxynitrite: implications for endothelial injury from nitric oxide and superoxide. Beckman, J.S., et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 87, 1620-1624, (1990)
4. Inhibitors of oxidative stress mimic the ability of follicle-stimulating hormone to suppress apoptosis in cultured rat ovarian follicles. Tilly, J.L., and Tilly, K.I. Endocrinology 136, 242-252, (1995)
Salvage of nonischemic control lung from injury by unilateral ischemic lung with apocynin, a nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) oxidase inhibitor, in isolated perfused rat lung. Zhu, C., et al. Transl. Res. 152, 273-82, (2008)
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