Studies On Benzo[A]Pyrene Mono-Oxygenase In The Shore Crab Carcinus-Maenas

O'Hara, SCM; Corner, EDS; Forsberg, TEV; Moore, MN. 1982 Studies On Benzo[A]Pyrene Mono-Oxygenase In The Shore Crab Carcinus-Maenas. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 62 (2). 339 - 357. 10.1017/S0025315400057325

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Abstract/Summary

A cytochrome P-450-dependent benzo[a]pyrene mono-oxygenase enzyme system (BPM) has been identified and partially characterized in males of the shore crab Carcinus maenas (L.). Apparent Km values obtained at 30 °C using microsomal preparations from the antennary glands of animals collected during summer were in the range 1.61–2.11 µM. The cytochrome P-450 content was 0·022 nmol/mg microsomal protein when BPM activity in the same preparation was 0·085 nmol/mg protein/min.

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Divisions: Plymouth Marine Laboratory > Other (PML)
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Date made live: 11 Feb 2014 15:54
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URI: http://plymsea.ac.uk/id/eprint/2710

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