CAT gene

Known as: CAT, CATALASE, Catalase Gene 
This gene plays a role in both the catabolism of reactive oxygen species and detoxification of hydrogen peroxide.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The free radical theory of aging posits oxidative damage to macromolecules as a primary determinant of lifespan. Recent studies… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Increasing cellular glucose uptake is a fundamental concept in treatment of type 2 diabetes, whereas nutritive calorie… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Although reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been implicated in cadmium (Cd)-induced hepatotoxicity, the role of ROS in this… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Molecular oxygen (O2) is the premier biological electron acceptor that serves vital roles in fundamental cellular functions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Catalase action in plant and animal tissues was first observed in 1818 by Thenard, who noted that such tissues readily degraded… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Enzymes that protect cells from reactive oxygen species (superoxide dismutase, catalase, peroxidase) have well-established roles… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A gene coding for a catalase-peroxidase activity was identified on a 9-7 kb Smal DNA fragment derived from the large plasmid… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Purified enzymes were mixed to form a cell-free system that simulated the conditions for removal of hydrogen peroxide within… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The redox status of human spermatozoa was found to have a profound influence on the fertilizing potential of these cells in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Hearts isolated from rats pretreated 24 hr before with endotoxin had increased myocardial catalase activity, but the same… (More)
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