The L-Amino Acid Oxidase from Silkworm Eggs (Bombyx mori L.)

  • Sadao Kotaka
  • Published 1963 in The Journal of general physiology


An enzyme which catalyzes the oxidation of L-amino acids has been isolated from silkworm eggs (Bombyx mori L.), and purified. The activity of the enzyme preparation is about 1584 times more than that of the crude preparation. Methods of purification of the enzyme are described in detail and certain physicochemical properties of the enzyme are also described… (More)


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