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Table 1 Peroxidase (GPX) and catalase activity of yeast using either a GPX or catalase assay kit

From: Tolerance of pentose utilising yeast to hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative stress

Yeast GPX activity nmol/min−1mg−1 CAT activity nmol/min−1mg−1
S. cerevisiae 520.981 ± 2.32 89.154 ± 2.42
C. shehatae 494.304 ± 4.23 81.566 ± 3.12
C. succiphila 509.383 ± 5.73 84.651 ± 2.63
P. guillermondii 513.141 ± 3.01 90.491 ± 1.71
S. stipitis 520.415 ± 8.43 88.911 ± 2.53
  1. C. shehatae had significantly lower concentrations of peroxidase or catalase activity when compared with other yeast assayed for in this study.
  2. Data expressed as nmol of NADPH oxidised per minute per mg of protein for peroxidase activity and nmol formaldehyde produced in the presence of hydrogen peroxide for catalase activity.