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Published 10 Days Ago
Applications of Diamine Oxidase
Diamine oxidase (DAO) is an intracellular enzyme that catalyzes diamine in mucosal or ciliated epithelial cells of the mammalian small intestine. It protects the intestinal mucosa by regulating intracellular ion homeostasis, influencing conduction pathway

Published 10 Days Ago
Catalase, a Common Antioxidant Enzyme
Catalase is an antioxidant enzyme commonly found in almost all living organisms, mainly in chloroplasts, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum of plants, liver and red blood cells of animals. It is the marker enzyme of the peroxisome, accounting for about 4

Published 10 Days Ago
Everything You Want to Know About Lipoprotein Lipase
Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) is a glycoprotein synthesized and secreted by parenchymal cells such as adipocytes, cardiomyocytes, skeletal muscle cells, mammary cells, and macrophages, with a molecular weight of 60ku and containing 3-8% carbohydrates.

Published 2 Months Ago
Unraveling the Mystery of Lactobacillus Acidophilus
Lactobacillus acidophilus is an important member of the Lactobacillus family, a Gram-positive non-spore-forming bacterium with a streptomorphic or globular form and an optimal growth temperature of 37-42°C and an optimal pH of 6.8.

Published 2 Months Ago
5 Main Factors to Consider When Handling DNA Restriction Endonuclease Reactions
The use of restriction enzymes to characterize DNA has been popular since the 1970s. Today, this technique remains one of the easiest and fastest ways to evaluate DNA sequences. As with most laboratory reagents, restriction endonuclease can be fickle. Whe

Published 2 Months Ago
3 Minutes to Understand Thioredoxin Reductase
Thioredoxin reductase (TrxR) is similar in activity to glutathione reductase (GR), catalyzing the reduction of GSSG to GSH, and is one of the key enzymes of the glutathione redox cycle.

Published 3 Months Ago
Types and Applications of Amylase
Amylase is a general term for enzymes that hydrolyze starch and glycogen with the specificity of enzyme preparation. Its main mechanism of action is to hydrolyze starch into maltose, glucose, dextrin, etc. To understand amylase, we must first understand s

Published 3 Months Ago
Novel Cas9 Nuclease Aids in the Safety of Gene Editing
CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology has been widely used in many fields since its inception. Gene therapy developed using this technology has huge prospects in the medical and health fields. CRISPR/Cas9 technology enables gene-editing of the genome at spe

Published 3 Months Ago
Everything You Want to Know About Horseradish Peroxidase
Peroxidase, usually derived from horseradish, is a common enzyme used in clinical testing reagents. It is widely used not only in several biochemical assays but also in immunoassay (ELISA) kits. As a key component of the color development system of severa

Published 3 Months Ago
A Detailed Introduction to Penicillinase
Penicillinase is an enzyme that acts on the β-lactam ring of penicillin to convert penicillin into penicillic acid, which has no antibacterial activity. A variety of penicillin-resistant bacteria can produce this enzyme, such as the penicillin-resistant

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