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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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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).
Tappel, [71] Lipoxidase, Methods in Enzymology, 5, 539 (1962).