Tsinghua University Press Ltd. - Inhibitory kinetics of p-substituted benzaldehydes on polyphenol oxidase from the fifth instar of Pieris rapae L

Author(s): Qin Wang ; Lina Ke ; Chaobin Xue ; Wanchun Luo ; Qingxi Chen
Publisher: Tsinghua University Press Ltd.
Publication Date: 1 August 2007
Volume: 12
Page(s): 400 - 404
ISSN (Electronic): 1007-0214
DOI: 10.1016/S1007-0214(07)70060-3

Polyphenol oxidase (PPO) is the enzyme responsible for enzymatic browning during the growth of insects. It is also involved in defense reactions and is related with immunities in insects. PPO, a... View More