lipoxygenase


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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © 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 Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lipoxygenase

An enzyme that catalyzes the production of leukotrienes from arachidonic acid.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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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Adrian, "The mechanisms of lipoxygenase inhibitor-induced apoptosis in human breast cancer cells," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
Holman, "Structure-activity relationship studies of nordihydroguaiaretic acid inhibitors toward soybean, 12-human, and 15-human lipoxygenase," Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, vol.
At the cellular level, multiple mechanisms including lipoxygenases are involved in differentiation of preadipocytes into adipocytes and in their intracellular lipid accumulation [33].
It seems OA chondrocytes, much like activated macrophage and monocytes produce a broad spectrum of products derived from both the cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase pathways consistent with our hypothesis.
CIGRAS-51 is a semideterminate cultivar that lacks lipoxygenases 2 and 3, has white flowers, tawny pubescence, dark brown pods at maturity, dull yellow seed, gray hila, and late group IX or early group X maturity.
Automated on-line extraction and profiling of lipoxygenase products of arachidonic acid by high performance liquid chromatography.
Keywords: Hypericum oblongifolium, Taraxastane, 1D, 2D-NMR and MS techniques, Lipoxygenase enzyme
Meslier, "Transcellular lipoxygenase metabolism between monocytes and platelets," Journal of Immunology, vol.
(2014) Lipoxygenase and Urease Inhibition of Extracts of Polygonatum verticillatum Rhizome: Augmented by its Isolated Compound, Santonin.
The in vivo hypotensive effect of baicalein may be partly attributed to its inhibition of lipoxygenase enzyme, resulting in reduced biosynthesis and release of arachidonic acid-derived vasoconstrictor products (Huang et al.
Lipoxygenase activity ranged from 703 to 950 units per mg, and saponin content ranged from 1.2 to 3.1 mg per 100 grams.