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Ascorbate

Ascorbate

a salt or ester of ascorbic acid.

ascorbate oxidase, a copper-containing enzyme that catalyses the oxidation of l-ascorbic acid with O2 to l-dehydroascorbic acid. Some forms of ascorbate oxidase use NADP_ as well. Used as an antitumour enzyme.

Synonym: ascorbase.


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