catalase


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enzyme found in most plant and animal cells that functions as an oxidative catalyst

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Post-irradiation assays were run as previously described and the rates of change of oxygen gas dissolution were used in comparing catalase activity.
Dismutation of hydrogen peroxide by catalase was measured at 240 nm using an extinction coefficient for hydrogen peroxide of 39.
The differences in tissue lipid peroxide levels, superoxide dismutase (SOD) and Catalase (CAT) were determined by factorial one-way analysis of variance.
The plasma catalase (CAT) activity was measured as per method described by the Aebi (1983).
Antioxidants like ascorbic acid, tocopherol, catalase, peroxidase and superoxide dismutase were analyzed.
Vaccaria seeds were pressed into these selected points with a view to stimulating serum concentrations of antioxidative enzymes such as catalase and superoxide dismutase (SOD).
It was diluted with cold distilled water (1 in 5) and stored at -20[degrees]C for evaluation of haemoglobin, GSH, catalase and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) within 24 - 48 h using spectrophotometer (Hitachi, Japan).
Then followed by the specific biochemical test for Staphylococcus aureus such as catalase and coagulase tests were carried out.
Scanty data exist in the blood chemistry and activities of liver and kidney catalase, lipid peroxidation in diabetic and non-diabetic female and male rats.
Catalase removes the hydrogen peroxide and eliminates the antibacterial properties of most honeys, but manuka honey retains its antibacterial properties for reasons that are not clear.
Why markers of hemolysis are subsequently present in the peripheral circulation is not known, but the authors, nonetheless, identified increased serum hemoglobin, hematin, lactate dehydrogenase and erythrocyte-derived catalase, and decreased haptoglobin in these patients.
Oxidative damage was determined by a reduction in glutathione, catalase activity and increased lipid peroxidation and nitrite activity.
Wearers are supposed to soak their dirty lenses for 7 minutes in dilute hydrogen peroxide and then neutralize the chemical with the enzyme catalase.