Medical Dictionary

xanthine oxidase


xanthine oxidase

noun

Definition of XANTHINE OXIDASE

:  a crystallizable flavoprotein enzyme containing iron and molybdenum that promotes the oxidation especially of hypoxanthine and xanthine to uric acid and of many aldehydes to acids—called also Schardinger enzyme
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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