PMID: 3465799Oct 1, 1986

Inhibition of microsomal NAD(P)H oxidation by Triton X-100

Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods
J A Boutin


The non-ionic detergent Triton X-100 is shown to inhibit the spontaneous oxidation of NAD(P)H associated with rat liver microsomes. Advantage of this observation is taken to measure different microsomal NAD(P)H-dependent oxidoreductase activities such as 3-alpha-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase, dihydrodiol dehydrogenase and various xenobiotic oxidoreductases. This inhibition provides an easy method for the screening of the under-investigated microsomal oxidoreductive metabolism of xenobiotics.


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