DMSO is a substrate for chloroperoxidase

Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
J GeigertM Moreland


Dimethyl sulfoxide has been used as a nonaqueous organic solvent in haloperoxidase reactions. However, it has been found that this solvent is not inert under chloroperoxidase reaction conditions, forming the halosulfoxide, the sulfone, and the halosulfone. The biological significance of this finding is briefly discussed.


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