Chapter 15. DMSO Reductase


Kacper Wygonik, David Aebisher and Dorota Bartusik-Aebisher
Medical College of the University of Rzeszów, Poland

Part of the book: The Biochemical Guide to Enzymes


Dimethyl sulfoxide reductases (DMSO) are a family of very old evolutionarily mononuclear molybdoenzymes. They can only be detected in prokaryotes (Bacteria and Archaea domains).

Keywords: Dimethyl sulfoxide reductases, metabolism, enzyme, biochemistry


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