Agent Name

Peroxidase

CAS Number

9003-99-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Horse radish peroxidase; Horseradish peroxidase; Lactoperoxidase; MPO; Myeloperoxidase; Myeloperoxidase, human pmn; [ChemIDplus] Peroxidase, from horseradish; Donor: hydrogen-peroxide oxidoreductase; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Enzymes

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"A hemeprotein from leukocytes. Deficiency of this enzyme leads to a hereditary disorder coupled with disseminated moniliasis. It catalyzes the conversion of a donor and peroxide to an oxidized donor and water. EC 1.11.1.7." [ChemIDplus] Used in milk preservatives; [JECFA]

Comments

May cause irritation; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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