• Chemistry, Medicine
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    The Journal of biological…
    1985

Rat superoxide dismutases. Purification, labeling, immunoassay, and tissue concentration.

@article{Asayama1985RatSD,
  title={Rat superoxide dismutases. Purification, labeling, immunoassay, and tissue concentration.},
  author={K Asayama and Ian M. Burr},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
  year={1985},
  volume={260 4},
  pages={
          2212-7
        }
}
This study determines the validity of utilizing radioimmunoassay of CuZn and Mn superoxide dismutase in the rat for defining mechanism of control over mammalian tissue superoxide dismutase concentrations. To accomplish this, rat Mn and CuZn superoxide dismutase were purified. The CuZn superoxide dismutase dimer had a specific activity of 3600 units/mg of protein and a subunit Mr of 17,000. The Mn superoxide dismutase tetramer had a specific activity of 3700 units/mg of protein and a subunit Mr… CONTINUE READING

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