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Pathogenic problems of phenolase enzymatic oxidation of catecholamines and dopa in humans

E. Koch

Pathogenic problems of phenolase enzymatic oxidation of catecholamines and dopa in humans

by E. Koch

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Published by Elsevier, Sole distributors for the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catecholamines.,
  • Dopa.,
  • Catecholamines -- metabolism.,
  • Catechol Oxidase -- metabolism.,
  • Dopa -- metabolism.,
  • Oxidation-Reduction.,
  • Psychotropic Drugs -- metabolism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementE. Koch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP801.C33 K63 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1799142M
    ISBN 100444810250
    LC Control Number89201724
    OCLC/WorldCa20894272

    Alberici, M., Rodriguez De Lores Arnaz, G., and De Robertis, E., Catechol-O- methyltransferase in nerve endings of rat brain, Life Sci. 4: – Google Cited by: tyrosinase-catalyzed oxidation of tyrosine to dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA) which, in turn, may undergo both enzymatic and autoxidative conversion to melanin (3). Previous studies of epidermal melanocytes have demonstrated that aqueous extracts of human and rabbit skin are powerful inhibitors of melanin.

      Introduction. The catecholamines dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine function as neurotransmitters in the central nervous system and also as hormones in the peripheral endocrine system [].These compounds contain a characteristic catechol chromophore, as indicated in their family name, and are biosynthesized from tyrosine through an 3,4 . 1. In the synthesis of catecholamines, feedback inhibition slows the activity of what rate-limiting enzyme: a) GABA amino hydroxylase b) dopa decarboxylase c) tryptophan d) tyrosine hydroxylase e) nomakeacatecholaminase Explanation: tyrosine hydroxylase is the enzyme with synthesizes dopa from tyrosine. Its rate of synthesis is the limiting factor for how quickly .

      Aldehydes are highly reactive molecules formed during the biotransformation of numerous endogenous and exogenous compounds, including biogenic amines. 3,4-Dihydroxyphenylacetaldehyde is the aldehyde metabolite of dopamine, and 3,4-dihydroxyphenylglycolaldehyde is the aldehyde metabolite of both norepinephrine and Cited by: sympathetic nerve discharge, increased plasma catecholamines and raised arterial blood pressure The study of Scherrer et al. 21 showed that alcohol causes a drastic increase in postganglionic sympathetic outflow. Compared with earlier investigations on oral alcohol intake, any alcohol-induced gastric and insulin-mediated effects could be File Size: KB.


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Author(s): Koch,E Title(s): Pathogenic problems of phenolase enzymatic oxidation of catecholamines and dopa in humans/ E. Koch. Country of Publication: Netherlands. Introduction. Catecholamines (CATs) removal is generally attained either by monoamineoxidase intervention on the aminic group or by tyrosinase or peroxidase oxidation of the catecholic action of the latter enzymes leads to melanin production through the formation of aminochromes as intermediates 3, previous investigations focused on the Cited by: A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

The enzymatic processes involved in the formation of catecholamines have been characterized. The component enzymes in the pathway have been purified to homogeneity, which has allowed for detailed analysis of their kinetics, substrate specificity and cofactor requirements and for the development of inhibitors (Fig.

Studies with knockout mice clearly indicate the Cited by: 8. This and other sulfites provide longer product shelf life by delaying phenolase (enzymatic) browning, oxidation, and microbial growth on product surfaces.

Sulfite-free potatoes: phosphoric acid holds promise for fruit & vegetable processors. Title: Oxidation Chemistry of Catecholamines and Neuronal Degeneration: An Update VOLUME: 18 ISSUE: 12 Author(s):A. Napolitano, P. Manini and M. d'Ischia Affiliation:Department of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Naples “Federico II”, Via Cinthia 4, I Naples, Italy.

Keywords:Catecholamines, isoquinolines, o-quinones/quinonemethides, biological thiol Cited by: Polyphenol oxidase (PPO; also polyphenol oxidase i, chloroplastic), an enzyme involved in fruit browning, is a tetramer that contains four atoms of copper per molecule, and binding sites for two aromatic compounds and oxygen.

The enzyme works by catalyzing the o-hydroxylation of monophenol molecules in which the benzene ring contains a single hydroxyl substituent to o BRENDA: BRENDA entry.

MAMMALIAN TYROSINASE AND DOPA OXIDASE seemed feasible to test its enzymatic activity. Accordingly, a tumor was removed, ground thoroughly with sand, and made into a thin brei with The end-product of the oxidation of dopa by the melanoma oxidase is the insoluble black pigment, melanin.

The catalytic activity of the dopa oxidase fraction. The phenylthiourea is a competitive inhibitor of the enzymatic oxidation of DOPA by phenoloxidase Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry 27(1) May.

This chapter discusses a study to investigate catecholamines and DOPAC (3,4 dihydroxy-phenylacetic acid) levels in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of L-dopa treated olamines and DOPAC were measured with radioenzymatic method in the : Krisztina Baraczka, M.I.K.

Fekete. 1)Phenolase and Peroxidase belong to oxidoreductases since catalyze the transfer of electrons from one molecule to another molecule and they react in a similar way. 2)When the enzyme is boiled during the enzyme preparation the enzyme becomes denatured. L-dopa can be dissolved in water; the maximum solubility at 25°C is g in cm 3, (25mM).

[L-dopa =] cm 3 of enzyme extract in 3cm 3 of 5mM dopa will give a good reaction at room temperature. In solution dopa will slowly decompose and darken, particularly at pH above 7. Prepare solutions fresh before use and store them cold. negative feedback at high levels of catecholamines; neurons are firing at a high rate (e.g.

during stress) True or False: Phosphorylated TH is more efficient at producing catecholamines True. THE MEASUREMENT OP PHENOLASE ACTIVITY BY RUDOLF SAMISCH (From the Fruit Products Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley) (Received for publication, May 7, ) Phenolases are oxidases which have the power to catalyze the oxidation, by molecular oxygen, of phenols or their simple deriva.

This review presents a general view of all types of melanin in all types of organisms. Melanin is frequently considered just an animal cutaneous pigment and is treated separately from similar fungal or bacterial pigments. Similarities concerning the phenol precursors and common patterns in the formation routes are discussed.

All melanins are formed in a first enzymatically Cited by: The enzymatic browning is a negative and complex phenomenon in minimally processed potatoes.

Further studies on the effective enzymatic action and on the action of the phenolic compounds linked to the browning process, as well as the analysis of isoforms and oxidative routes, are necessary. The levorotatory form of DOPA; the precursor of the catecholamines; often used to treat Parkinson's disease because of its effect as a dopamine agonist.

Nigrostriatal system A system of neurons originating in the substantia niagra and terminating in the neostriatum (caudate nucleus and putamen).

controls movement. Catecholamines are biogenic amines with two hydroxyl groups on the phenyl ring at the 3- and 4-positions, and a side chain of ethanolamine or ethylamine. The well-known naturally occurring catecholamines are epinephrine, norepinephrine, and : S.

Ngai. Catechol (/ ˈ k æ t ɪ tʃ ɒ l / or / ˈ k æ t ɪ k ɒ l /), also known as pyrocatechol or 1,2-dihydroxybenzene, is an organic compound with the molecular formula C 6 H 4 (OH) is the ortho isomer of the three isomeric colorless compound occurs naturally in trace amounts.

It was first discovered by destructive distillation of the plant extract al formula: C₆H₆O₂.Biosynthesis of catecholamines • Dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine – Contain catechol nucleus = benzene ring with adjacent OH groups and amine group • Synthesized from amino acids Phenylalanine or Tyrosine – In chromaffin cells of adrenal medulla – In adrenergic and dopaminergic neurons – Figure A type 3 copper protein that catalyses exclusively the oxidation of catechol (i.e., o-diphenol) to the corresponding o-quinone.

The enzyme also acts on a variety of substituted catechols. It is different from tyrosinase, ECwhich can catalyse both the monooxygenation of monophenols and the oxidation of catechols.