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Xanthine Oxidase

An iron-molybdenum flavoprotein containing FLAVIN-ADENINE DINUCLEOTIDE that oxidizes hypoxanthine, some other purines and pterins, and aldehydes. Deficiency of the enzyme, an autosomal recessive trait, causes xanthinuria.

Year introduced: 1965

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.682.047.928

MeSH Unique ID: D014969

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • Oxidase, Xanthine
  • Hypoxanthine Oxidase
  • Oxidase, Hypoxanthine
  • Purine-Xanthine Oxidase
  • Oxidase, Purine-Xanthine
  • Purine Xanthine Oxidase
  • Hypoxanthine Dehydrogenase
  • Dehydrogenase, Hypoxanthine
  • Hypoxanthine-Xanthine Oxidase
  • Hypoxanthine Xanthine Oxidase
  • Oxidase, Hypoxanthine-Xanthine

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