Salivary peroxidases

  title={Salivary peroxidases},
  author={Ranajit K. Banerjee and Asoke G. Datta},
  journal={Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry},
SummaryPeroxidases are known to be involved in the intracellular metabolism of H2O2 coupled with various physiological functions. Apart from the thyroid gland, the enzyme has been isolated from various extrathyroidal sources of which salivary gland is one of the richest sources of the enzyme. The enzyme from bovine and goat submaxillary gland has been extensively studied in terms of their molecular, spectral, kinetic, catalytic and immunological properties and compared with the lactoperoxidase… 

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