German: Myeloperoxidase
Japanese: ミエロペルオキシダーゼ

Enzymology. An peroxidase enzyme occuring in myeloid cells, particularly neutrophils granulocytes. It catalyzes the hydrolysis of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) in the presence of a chloride anion during the respiratory burst, thus exhibiting bactericidal properties. Myeloperoxidase requires heme as a cofactor.

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