Term Information [More information on xanthine oxidase activity]

Accession
GO:0004855
Name
xanthine oxidase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
xanthine:O(2) oxidoreductase activity, xanthine:O2 oxidoreductase activity, xanthine:oxygen oxidoreductase activity, xanthine:xanthine oxidase activity, Schardinger enzyme activity, schardinger enzyme, hypoxanthine-xanthine oxidase activity, xanthine oxidoreductase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: xanthine + H2O + O2 = urate + hydrogen peroxide. Source: EC:1.17.3.2
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004855 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of xanthine oxidase activity (GO:0004855)
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xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) oxidation-reduction process (GO:0055114)
xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) oxidoreductase activity (GO:0016491)
xanthine oxidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) oxidoreductase activity, acting on CH or CH2 groups (GO:0016725)
xanthine oxidase activity [is_a relation] is_a  oxidoreductase activity, acting on CH or CH2 groups, oxygen as acceptor (GO:0016727)

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