lipoxidase


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lipoxygenase

 [lĭ-poks´ĭ-jĕ-nās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids to form a peroxide of the acid.

lipooxygenase

, lipoxygenase (lip-ooks'ĭ-jen-ās, lip-oks'ĭ-jen-ās),
Any of a family of enzymes that convert unsaturated fatty acids to peroxides; important in the synthesis of leukotrienes from arachidonic acid.
[lipo- + oxygen + -ase]

lipoxidase

/li·pox·i·dase/ (lĭ-pok´sĭ-dās) lipoxygenase.

li·pox·y·ge·nase

(li-poks'ē-jĕ-nās)
An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids with O2 to yield hydroperoxides of the fatty acids.
Synonym(s): lipoxidase.

li·pox·y·ge·nase

(li-poks'ē-jĕ-nās)
An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids with O2 to yield hydroperoxides of the fatty acids.
Synonym(s): lipoxidase.

lipoxidase

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Soaking the beans in a 1% sodium bicarbonate gives a slight improvement in flavour and treatment with sodium hydroxide markedly improves off-flavour of soymilk as a consequence of inactivating the lipoxidase [8, 9].
Bulk quantities of FAOOHs for stability and recovery studies were synthesized using type 1 soybean lipoxidase to generate FAOOHs from pure linoleic, linolenic, arachidonic, and docosahexaenoic acid (20).
Pure bulk preparations of FAOOHs and FAOHs were obtained by reaction with lipoxidase followed by reduction with sodium borohydride.