Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

Hypoxanthine + H2O + O2 => Xanthine + H2O2

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-74247
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
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Summation

Cytosolic xanthine dehydrogenase (XDH) catalyzes the reaction of hypoxanthine with H2O and oxygen to form xanthine and H2O2. The active form of the enzyme is a dimer (Saksela and Raivio 1996; Yamaguchi et al. 2007).

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This entity is regulated by:
Title Physical Entity Activity
xanthine oxidase activity of XDH dimer [cytosol] XDH dimer [cytosol] xanthine oxidase activity (0004855)
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