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What does XO stand for?

XO stands for Xanthine Oxidase (enzyme)

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The researchers suspect that allopurinol blocks an enzyme called xanthine oxidase, which in turn reduces the energy used by the heart in each beat.
The clever Homo sapiens soon found a cure for this disease, They sent in allopurinol to trick the xanthine oxidase with ease; "The Trojan Horse" was taken in by the enzyme without a shred of doubt, Not knowing what the true nature of this substrate was all about.