Why Is Catalase So Fast? Part 2: Schemes for Rapid, Exo-enzymatic Disproportionation of Hydrogen Peroxide

Lionel R Milgrom

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Keywords: Catalase; exo-enzymatic oxo-reductive hydrogen peroxide disproportionation; hydrogen-bonded networks; QED water coherent domains; Grotthuss mechanism

Received: January 17, 2018;  Revised: May 1, 2018;  Accepted:  May 8, 2018; Published: June 26, 2018; Available Online: June 26, 2018

DOI: 10.14294/WATER.2018.3



Grotthuss-like proton transfer in and between QED-type water coherent domains, could partially explain how catalase might accomplish ultra-fast exo-enzymatic “unzipping” (disproportionation) of aqueous H2O2-containing cytoplasmic networks, to oxygen and water.

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