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During the catabolism reaction, XDH reduces NAD+ to NADH, while XO catalyses the reduction of O2 leading to a formation of O2•− and it also causes to H2O2 production (Harrison, 2002; Nishino, 1994). Its in agreement that XDH activity is converted to an oxidase that produces O2•−, and H2O2. This phenomana may occur reversibily by sulfhydryl oxidation (in oxidative conditions), or irreversibily by limited proteolysis (Fig. 2) (Della Corte and Stirpe, 1968; Stirpe and Della Corte, 1970). The latter occurs as a result of a decrease in the intracellular pH followed by Ca2+ influx and proteases activation.
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Genetik, zwischen Furcht und Hoffnung by Wobus A., Wobus U.