superoxide dismutase


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an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of superoxide into hydrogen peroxide and oxygen

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The allele frequencies of missense polymorphisms of the exon-intron of a superoxide dismutase, copper-zinc superoxide dismutase were included in the analysis and compared with their age-and gender-matched healthy controls.
SOD1 is also called the copper/zinc superoxide dismutase or CuZnSOD.
Superoxide dismutase 2 (S0D2) is a key component of antioxidant defense system against mitochondrial superoxide radicals.
Determination of oxidative stress in vitiligo by measuring superoxide dismutase and catalase levels in vitiliginous and non-vitiliginous skin.
Superoxide dismutase is an enzyme catalyzing the dismutation reaction of superoxide radicals to hydrogen peroxide.
Marklund, "A novel superoxide dismutase of high molecular weight from bovine liver," Acta Chemica Scandinavica, vol.
Some antioxidant enzymes including superoxide dismutase (SOD) can eliminate the excessive ROS in the pathogen-infected body in a timely manner to maintain normal cell metabolisms (Hung et al.
The alignment of the predict gene against the NCBI reference mRNA sequences from Bos taurus revealed 98% of identity and 62% of coverage with bovine superoxide dismutase 1 soluble (SOD1) mRNA (GenBank accession no XM_005201085.
EMFs can change the activity of some antioxidant enzymes such as superoxide dismutase, ascorbate peroxidase, glutathione reductase and catalase [12, 31].
Antioxidant Resilience utilizes a combination of clinically researched ingredients including Setria Glutathione, Extramel superoxide dismutase (SOD) and a proprietary Cell Resilience Blend, which combines high-ORAC superfoods and botanicals.
Iron is required for haemoglobin in red blood cells, potassium helps control heart rate and blood pressure, while manganese and copper are chiefly used by the body as co-factors for the powerful antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.
Manganese and copper are used by the body as co-factors for the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase, which destroys damaging free radicals.
Superoxide dismutase is like an antioxidant that neutralizes the superoxides so that the pathogens can continue to grow.
Dr Boai Zhang and team from the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhengzhou University found that resveratrol improved learning and memory ability in vascular dementia rats, decreased malonyldialdehyde levels, and increased superoxide dismutase activity and glutathione levels in the hippocampus and cerebral cortex of vascular dementia rats.
Keywords: Immune system, Superoxide dismutase, 644nm (red colour)