Substrate specificity of polyphenol oxidase

@article{McLarin2020SubstrateSO,
  title={Substrate specificity of polyphenol oxidase},
  author={Mark-Anthony McLarin and I. K. H. Leung},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology},
  year={2020},
  volume={55},
  pages={274 - 308}
}
  • Mark-Anthony McLarin, I. K. H. Leung
  • Published 2020
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Abstract The ubiquitous type-3 copper enzyme polyphenol oxidase (PPO) has found itself the subject of profound inhibitor research due to its role in fruit and vegetable browning and mammalian pigmentation. The enzyme itself has also been applied in the fields of bioremediation, biocatalysis and biosensing. However, the nature of PPO substrate specificity has remained elusive despite years of study. Numerous theories have been proposed to account for the difference in tyrosinase and catechol… CONTINUE READING
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