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hydrogen peroxide

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 8 words.

H2O2. See catalase, horseradish peroxidase, peroxisomes.

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hydrogen peroxide

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 8 words.

H2O2. See catalase, horseradish peroxidase, peroxisomes.

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hydrogen peroxide

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 18 words.

A colorless liquid with strong oxidizing power, used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.

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hydrogen peroxide

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 17 words.

A colorless liquid with strong oxidizing power, used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.

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benzoyl peroxide

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 57 words.

a preparation used in the treatment of acne. It acts by removing the surface layers of the epidermis and unblocking

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hydrogen peroxide

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 52 words.

an oxidizing agent used (in the form of a solution or cream) as a skin disinfectant for cleansing wounds and

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benzoyl peroxide

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 57 words.

a preparation used in the treatment of acne. It acts by removing the surface layers of the epidermis and unblocking skin pores and has an antiseptic effect on skin bacteria. It is...

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hydrogen peroxide

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 87 words.

H2O2; the product of reactions catalysed by NADPH oxidase of phagocytes, cytochrome oxidase of mitochondria, acyl‐CoA

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hydrogen peroxide

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 52 words.

Liquid compound of hydrogen and oxygen (H2O2). It is prepared by electrolytic oxidation of sulphuric acid,

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Evidence for rapid breakdown of hydrogen peroxide by <i>Botrytis cinerea</i>

Nir L. Gil-ad and Alfred M. Mayer.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

July 1999; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 3118 words.

Abstract

Spores of Botrytis cinerea can germinate in the presence of up to 180 mM hydrogen peroxide and its mycelium can develop in the presence of even...

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Deterioration of Mitochondrial Membranes from Castor Bean Endosperm by Hydrogen Peroxide

Hyun Ja Kwon, Woo Sung Lee and Sungho Shin.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Loss of membrane integrity by hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) was studied in isolated mitochondria of castor bean. Incubation of mitochondria with H2O2 resulted in the release of fumarase with a...

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Extracellular lipid peroxidation of selective white-rot fungus, <i>Ceriporiopsis subvermispora</i>

Makiko Enoki, Takashi Watanabe, Seiji Nakagame, Karin Koller, Kurt Messner, Yoichi Honda and Masaaki Kuwahara.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

November 1999; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 2459 words.

Abstract

Ceriporiopsis subvermispora is capable of decomposing lignin without penetration of enzymes into wood cell walls. To elucidate the...

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Propofol attenuates myocardial lipid peroxidation during coronary artery bypass grafting surgery<sup>†</sup>

M. M. Sayin, O. Özatamer, R. Taşöz, K. Kilinç and N. Ünal.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3077 words.

Background. Propofol can scavenge free radicals because it has a chemical structure similar to antioxidants.

Methods. We examined if free radical scavenging...

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Analysis of lipid peroxidation in human spermatozoa using BODIPY C<sub>11</sub>

R.John Aitken, Jordana K. Wingate, Geoffry N. De Iuliis and Eileen A. McLaughlin.

in MHR: Basic science of reproductive medicine

April 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5170 words.

Lipid peroxidation is known to be a major factor in the aetiology of defective sperm function. Although biochemical assays for this process exist, they are relatively insensitive and...

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Oxygen embolism after hydrogen peroxide irrigation of a vulvar abscess

G. Haller, E. Faltin‐Traub, D. Faltin and C. Kern.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 1675 words.

We report a case of venous oxygen embolism in a 33‐yr‐old healthy woman after irrigation of a vulvar abscess with 25 ml of 3% hydrogen peroxide. Venous oxygen embolism was diagnosed by the...

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Contribution of catalase to hydrogen peroxide resistance in <i>Enterococcus faecalis</i>

Michael Baureder, Ronny Reimann and Lars Hederstedt.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

June 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. 2585 words.

Abstract

Enterococcus faecalis exhibits high resistance to oxidative stress. Several enzymes are responsible for this trait. The role of alkyl...

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Moderate wine consumption protects against hydrogen peroxide-induced DNA damage

Michael Fenech, Creina Stockley and Clare Aitken.

in Mutagenesis

July 1997; p ublished online July 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics; Genetics and Genomics. 0 words.

We have tested the hypothesis that moderate wine drinking can protect somatic cells against the DNA-damaging effect of hydrogen peroxide which is an endogenous source of reactive oxygen...

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Hydrogen peroxide regulation of endothelial function: Origins, mechanisms, and consequences

Hua Cai.

in Cardiovascular Research

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 7894 words.

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Increased production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) has been implicated in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases. Enzymatic systems such as...

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Enzymes of <i>Botrytis cinerea</i> capable of breaking down hydrogen peroxide

Nir L. Gil-ad, Nurit Bar-Nun, Tal Noy and Alfred M. Mayer.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

September 2000; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 3615 words.

The amounts of intra- and extracellular guaiacol peroxidase, ascorbic peroxidase, glutathione peroxidase, superoxide dismutase, laccase, and catalase present in Botrytis cinerea, cultured...

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Hydrogen peroxide and nitric oxide as signalling molecules in plants

Steven J. Neill, Radhika Desikan, Andrew Clarke, Roger D. Hurst and John T. Hancock.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7771 words.

It is now clear that hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and nitric oxide (NO) function as signalling molecules in plants. A wide range of abiotic and biotic stresses results in H2O2 generation, from a...

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