The Function of XDH

Key enzyme in purine degradation. Catalyzes the oxidation of hypoxanthine to xanthine. Catalyzes the oxidation of xanthine to uric acid. Contributes to the generation of reactive oxygen species. Has also low oxidase activity towards aldehydes (in vitro).

Protein names

Recommended name:

Xanthine dehydrogenase/oxidase [Includes: Xanthine dehydrogenase

Short name:


Alternative name(s):

Xanthine oxidoreductase

Get a Grip on Your Health. Use SelfDecode to Interpret your Genome Today! GET INSTANT ACCESS

Top Gene-Substance Interactions

XDH Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase XDH

Substances That Decrease XDH

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity