alexa The effect of flavins and enzyme inhibitors on 4-nitrobenzoic acid reductase and azo reductase of Ascaris lumbricoides var suum.
Immunology

Immunology

International Journal of Inflammation, Cancer and Integrative Therapy

Author(s): Douch PG, Douch PG

Abstract Share this page

Abstract 1. The effects of inhibitors and activators on the azo- and nitro-reductases of Ascaris lumbricoides var suum have been investigated. Both types of reduction were inhibited by FAD, FMN, riboflavin, allopurinol, dicoumarol, 5-nitro-2-furaldehyde, azide and cyanide at concentrations of 1 mM. Neither reaction was inhibited by menadione, nitrofurantoin, SKF 525-A or fluoride. Both reactions were stimulated by addition of hypoxanthine. 2. The enzyme preparation contained no detectable aldehyde oxidase or xanthine oxidase activity. 3. The differences in the effects of flavins and inhibitors on mammalian and nematode azo- and nitro-reductases might have practical significance in the development of anthelmintic synergists.
This article was published in Xenobiotica and referenced in International Journal of Inflammation, Cancer and Integrative Therapy

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords