Enzymes: Catalyse

Roger Wallsgrove roger.wallsgrove at bbsrc.ac.uk
Wed Feb 12 12:10:14 EST 1997

You actually mean CATALASE, which catalyses the H2O2 breakdown reaction.
Highest activities should be in green leaf tissue, which is where 
peroxide is predominantly formed.  Etiolated (non-green) tissue probably
has very low activity.

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Dr.Roger Wallsgrove

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