Document Detail


Cytochemical localization of a D-amino acid oxidizing enzyme in peroxisomes of Drosophila melanogaster.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2575804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A peroxide generating oxidase is demonstrated cytochemically in the peroxisomes of adult and larval Drosophila melanogaster, Oregon R and Rosy-506 strains. This enzyme activity is demonstrable using D-pipecolate or D-proline, but not L-proline, as substrate and is inhibited by kojic acid. Thus this enzyme shares cytochemical characteristics with vertebrate D-amino acid oxidase.
Authors:
R St Jules; M Beard; E Holtzman
Related Documents :
12024974 - D-amino acid oxidase: its potential in the production of 7-aminocephalosporanic acid.
4146454 - Stereoconfiguration of amino acids in peptides from a mycobacillin-synthesizing cell-fr...
12590504 - Expression and characterization of sweet potato invertase in pichia pastoris.
19142914 - Simple and rapid genotyping of d-amino acid oxidase gene recognizing a crucial variant ...
3893354 - Isolation and structural analysis of two lipid a precursors from a kdo deficient mutant...
12606264 - Nitric oxide-mediated arachidonic acid release from perifused venus verrucosa oocytes.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tissue & cell     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0040-8166     ISO Abbreviation:  Tissue Cell     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-03-07     Completed Date:  1990-03-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0214745     Medline TA:  Tissue Cell     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  661-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York 10027.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aging / metabolism
Animals
Catalase / metabolism
D-Amino-Acid Oxidase / analysis*
Drosophila melanogaster / enzymology*
Histocytochemistry
Larva / enzymology
Microbodies / enzymology*
Microscopy, Electron
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
03168//PHS HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 1.11.1.6/Catalase; EC 1.4.3.3/D-Amino-Acid Oxidase

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Allele-specific occurrence of multiple C4 and Slp mRNAs.
Next Document:  Microtubules, organelle transport, and steroidogenesis in cultured adrenocortical tumor cells. 2. Re...