NOX2 generates superoxide from oxygen

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R-HSA-1222376
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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Macrophage NOX2 is a membrane complex that generates superoxide anions by reduction of oxygen with NADPH (Babior 1999, Dinauer et al. 1991).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
10029572 NADPH oxidase: an update

Babior, BM

Blood 1999
1763037 Point mutation in the cytoplasmic domain of the neutrophil p22-phox cytochrome b subunit is associated with a nonfunctional NADPH oxidase and chronic granulomatous disease

Dinauer, MC, Pierce, EA, Erickson, RW, Muhlebach, TJ, Messner, H, Orkin, SH, Seger, RA, Curnutte, JT

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1991
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superoxide-generating NADPH oxidase activity of NOX2 complex [phagocytic vesicle membrane]
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