pyridoxal


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a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch

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Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate concentrations in children with sickle cell disease.
The requirement is linked to dietary protein because pyridoxal phosphate, the active form of B6, is a coenzyme for almost all reactions that involve amino acid metabolism.
For example, pyridoxal, better known as vitamin B6, collaborates with an enzyme that breaks down a form of starch into sugar.
Because superoxide, peroxynitrite, as well as advanced glycation end-products are formed in both microvasculature and neural tissues of the peripheral nervous system, methylcobalamin and pyridoxal 5'-phosphate are likely to act on multiple cell types.
Aminophospholipid glycation and its inhibitor screening system: a new role of pyridoxal 5'-phosphate as the inhibitor.
In 1995, there was a report of both pyridoxal and pyridoxine (P) quenching superoxide, "rather poorly" according to the rate constant of [10.
Isolates exhibited enhanced growth in the presence of pyridoxal (Figure) satellitism with Staphylococcus aureus.
This enzyme exists as a dimer with each subunit linked to the essential cofactor pyridoxal phosphate, which donates the phosphate as an electron donor for release of glucose-1-phosphate (Greenberg et al.
Here, too, the IFCC is struggling to promote standardization, and nontraceable methods, such as those without pyridoxal phosphate, should be abandoned.
Among other findings, the research group detected increased activity of the pyridoxal kinase gene.
05) affected abalone growth, tissue concentrations of PN and pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP), and the activities of asparatate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT).
Several mechanisms have been suggested to account for the smoking-related increase in tHcy, including changes in plasma thiol redox status, possibly because of a higher formation of reactive oxygen species; inactivation of the enzymes of homocysteine remethylation, such as methionine synthase; reduced intake of nutrients and vitamins; and lower levels of plasma folate, vitamin B12, and plasma pyridoxal 5-phosphate (De Bree et al.
This study of 46 patients in the intensive care unit of a Taiwanese hospital showed depletion of plasma pyridoxal phosphate despite adequate vitamin B-6 intake.
The [alpha] subunit catalyzes the cleavage of indole-3-glycerol phosphate to indole and 3-glyceraldehyde 3-phoshate ([alpha] reaction), while the pyridoxal phosphate dependent [[beta].