Xanthine Oxidase Grade II (100 U)

Xanthine Oxidase Grade II (100 U)

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Xanthine oxidase catalyzes the following reaction:

Xanthine + O₂ + H₂O → Uric acid + H₂O₂

Xanthine oxidase uses molybdenum as cofactor and plays a central role in the metabolism of nucleotides. It is extensively used in enzymatic assays for the determination of inorganic phosphorus, 5′-nucleotidase (5’-NT) and adenosine deaminase (ADA).


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Catalog # P2010006
Size 100 U and bulk
Unit Definition Amount of enzyme that produces one micromole of uric acid per minute at pH 7.5 and 25 °C.
Molecular Weight 160 kDa
Specific Activity 16 U/mg
Purity Uricase, phosphatase < 0.001%
Storage -20°C. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
Supplied as Brow-red lyophilized powder
Keywords Xanthine oxidase