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Edited by Mahmoud Ahmed Mansour

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences

Oxidoreductase enzymes are a group of enzymes that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from one molecule, the reductant, also called the electron donor, to another, the oxidant, also called the electron acceptor. Oxidoreductase enzymes utilize NADP+ or NAD+ as cofactors. Oxidoreductase enzymes include the following: oxidase, dehydrogenase, peroxidase, hydroxylase, oxygenase, and reductase. Most oxidoreductase enzymes are dehydrogenases. However, reductases are also common. The accepted nomenclature for dehydrogenases is “donor dehydrogenase”, where the donor is the oxidized substrate. Metabolic abnormalities disorders resulting from a deficiency (quantitative and qualitative) or from over-activity of oxidoreductase, which may contribute to the decreased normal performance of life, are becoming common. This book covers the potential applications of oxidoreductases on the growth of oxidoreductase-based diagnostic tests and better biosensors in the design of inventive systems for crucial co-enzyme generations and in the synthesis of polymers and organic substrates. The book describes the role of oxidoreductase as essential in medical drug formation. It can be employed to produce a huge amount of compounds that act as medical mediators like Cephalosporin (beta lactam antibiotic). Furthermore, the idea of how to use different enzymes as targets for medical treatment in different types of cancers is also described in this book.

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OxidoreductaseEdited by Mahmoud Ahmed Mansour

Published: February 17th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87536

ISBN: 978-1-83880-901-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-900-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-902-7

Copyright year: 2021

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1. Biological Application and Disease of Oxidoreductase Enzymes

By Mezgebu Legesse Habte and Etsegenet Assefa Beyene


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2. Applications of Oxidoreductases

By Sandhya Rani Gogoi


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3. Role of Subcellular ROS in Providing Resilience to Vascular Endothelium

By Sarah R. Aldosari, Maan A. Awad, Frank W. Sellke and Md. Ruhul Abid


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4. The Impact of Oxidoreductases-Related MicroRNAs in Glucose Metabolism of Renal Cell Carcinoma and Prostate Cancer

By Mariana Gomes Morais, Francisca Guilherme Carvalho Dias, João Alexandre Velho Prior, Ana Luísa Pereira Teixeira and Rui Manuel de Medeiros Melo Silva


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5. Steroidal 5α-Reductase: A Therapeutic Target for Prostate Disorders

By Neelima Dhingra


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6. Monoamine Oxidase A (MAO-A): A Therapeutic Target in Lung Cancer

By Chandreyee Datta, Sukhamoy Dhabal and Ashish Bhattacharjee


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7. Bulk and Nanocatalysts Applications in Advanced Oxidation Processes

By Luma Majeed Ahmed


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8. Oxidoreductases: Significance for Humans and Microorganism

By Hussein Mahdi Kareem


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9. Neurodegeneration: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Therapy

By Mrinal K. Poddar, Apala Chakraborty and Soumyabrata Banerjee


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