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    Growth and peroxidase production in cultures of horseradish (Armoraciu mticunu).


    Parkinson, M. and Cotter, T. and Dix, Philip (1989) Growth and peroxidase production in cultures of horseradish (Armoraciu mticunu). Biochemical Society Transactions, 17. pp. 606-607. ISSN 0300-5127

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    Abstract

    Peroxidase, an enzyme of commercial importance to the diagnostic industry, is currently extracted and purified from the roots of field-grown horseradish plants (Armoracia rusticana) by conventional methods. It is, however, known that plant peroxidases occur in undifferentiated cells maintained in culture at a specific and total activity which may surpass that of the root (Shinshi & Noguchi, 1976). In this report we have examined cell cultures of the horseradish plant as a source of the enzyme.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Growth; peroxidase production; cultures; horseradish; Armoraciu mticunu;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Biology
    Item ID: 9735
    Depositing User: Prof. Philip J. Dix
    Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2018 12:20
    Journal or Publication Title: Biochemical Society Transactions
    Publisher: Portland Press
    Refereed: Yes
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