superoxide dismutase activity

Known as: cytocuprein, SOD, SODS 
Catalysis of the reaction: 2 superoxide + 2 H+ = O2 + hydrogen peroxide. [EC:1.15.1.1, GOC:vw, PMID:15064408]
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Superoxide dismutases (SODs) catalyze the de toxification of superoxide. SODs therefore acquired great importance as O(2) became… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Activation of macrophages leads to the secretion of cytokines and enzymes that shape the inflammatory response and increase… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Reactive O(2) species (ROS) are produced in both unstressed and stressed cells. Plants have well-developed defence systems… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Superoxide dismutases are an ubiquitous family of enzymes that function to efficiently catalyze the dismutation of superoxide… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
There have been very few investigations as to whether mitochondrial-mediated apoptosis in vivo is the underlying mechanism of… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Reactive oxygen species, such as superoxide anion (O2(-)) and H2O2, cause oxidative stress in endothelial cells, a condition… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Loss of superoxide dismutase activity occurs within minutes of an acute asthmatic response to segmental antigen instillation into… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Cryopreservation of human sperm, now generally required in donor insemination programs, adversely affects the sperm in terms of… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF) is rapidly inactivated by radicals. Endothelial cells possess several antioxidant… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Superoxide dismutase was assayed by a method which takes advantage of the inhibitory action of superoxide dismutase (or tissues… (More)
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