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Superoxide Dismutase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Superoxide Dismutase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.881
Unique ID
D013482
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013482
Scope Note
An oxidoreductase that catalyzes the reaction between SUPEROXIDES and hydrogen to yield molecular oxygen and hydrogen peroxide. The enzyme protects the cell against dangerous levels of superoxide.
Entry Term(s)
Ag-Zn Superoxide Dismutase
Cobalt Superoxide Dismutase
Cu-Superoxide Dismutase
Erythrocuprein
Fe-Superoxide Dismutase
Fe-Zn Superoxide Dismutase
Hemocuprein
Iron Superoxide Dismutase
Manganese Superoxide Dismutase
Mn-SOD
Mn-Superoxide Dismutase
Pharm Action
Free Radical Scavengers
Registry Number
EC 1.15.1.1
CAS Type 1 Name
Superoxide:superoxide oxidoreductase
NLM Classification #
QU 140
Previous Indexing
Oxidoreductases (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
Superoxide Dismutase Preferred
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