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A New Mould D-Amino-acid Oxidase

Nature volume 204, pages 684685 (14 November 1964) | Download Citation

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D-AMINO-ACID oxidase has been found in mammalian tissues1, bacteria2,3 and moulds4–7, and the enzyme has been used for many purposes, such as the determination of D-amino-acids, the optical resolution of DL-amino-acids and the preparation of α-keto acids.

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  1. Osaka Research Laboratory, Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd., Kashima-cho, Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka, Japan.

    • ICHIRO CHIBATA
    • , TETSUYA TOSA
    •  & RYUJIRO SANO

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