The formation of superoxide anion during the decay of oxyperoxidase to ferric peroxidase was detected by using a spectrophotometric assay based on the use of adrenaline. The finding that peroxidase is a potential source of superoxide suggests a possible role for myeloperoxidase in leucocytes.
Research Article|February 01 1975
Decay of oxyperoxidase and oxygen radicals; a possible role for myeloperoxidase
Biochem J (1975) 145 (2): 405-407.
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G Rotilio, G Falcioni, E Fioretti, M Brunoir; Decay of oxyperoxidase and oxygen radicals; a possible role for myeloperoxidase. Biochem J 1 February 1975; 145 (2): 405–407. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/bj1450405
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