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Regulation of Pyrogallol Oxidations by Alcohols and Sugars

Naturevolume 191pages180181 (1961) | Download Citation

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PREVIOUSLY, it has been shown that the catalytic activity of Fe(III) or peroxidase can be enhanced by a variety of colloidal substances including deoxyribonucleic acid1, celluloses2, and starch3. Other investigations4–6 have demonstrated the macromolecular activation or modification of a number of oxidative or hydrolytic systems. Such observations direct attention to the role of environmental factors other than those usually encountered in vitro in biochemical reactions.

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    Siegel, S., and Siegel, B. Z., Nature, 179, 421 (1957).

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    • B. Z. SIEGEL
  2. Union Carbide Research Institute, White Plains, New York

    • S. M. SIEGEL
  3. Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts

    • N. S. GOODMAN

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