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Amino Acids, Proteins and Porphyrins

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Which enzyme is involved in respiratory burst reaction? (AIIMS Nov 2008)



A Oxidase
B Dehydrogenase

C Hydroxylase
D Peroxidase

Ans. A Oxidase.

The respiratory burst in response to infection leads to the production of halogen and oxygen as part of cytotoxic action of stimulated macrophage this added oxidant stress may will trigger the development of kwashiorkor. The respiratory burst of phagocytic cell involves NADPH oxidase and helps kill bacteria.

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