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.

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]

lipoxygenase

/li·poxy·ge·nase/ (lĭ-pok´sĭ-jĕ-nās) an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids to form a peroxide of the acid.

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.

lipoxygenase

An enzyme that catalyzes the production of leukotrienes from arachidonic acid.

lipoxygenase (lipˈ·äkˑ·s·j·nās),

n catalytic enzyme that facilitates the synthesis of leukotrienes by converting arachidonic acid to hydroxyeicosenoic acid via an oxidative process.
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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.

lipoxygenase

(lipok´səjənās´),
n an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids with O2 to form peroxides of the fatty acids.

lipoxygenase

an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids to form a peroxide of the acid.
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0) was taken in which 10uL test compound was added along with 15uL purified lipoxygenase enzyme and mixed well.
2012), genotypes of maize with a high activity of lipoxygenase enzyme have greater ability to resist a fungal attack, resulting in lower rates of grain rot in the harvest.
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.
2] activation, and therefore less arachidonic acid is available for both the cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase pathways [221.
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Genetic elimination of lipoxygenase enzymes can improve the flavor of the soybean by reducing the formation of the volatile compounds associated with the characteristic flavor.
The present work investigated the possible protective effect of baicalein, a natural lipoxygenase enzyme inhibitor, on both insulin deficiency (ID) and insulin resistance (IR)-induced macro-vascular impairment.
Lipoxygenase activity ranged from 703 to 950 units per mg, and saponin content ranged from 1.
Relationship between lipoxygenase and human testicular cancer.