ALOX12

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ALOX12

A gene on chromosome 17p13.1 that encodes a member of the lipoxygenase (LOX) family of non-heme iron dioxygenases, which are involved in the production and metabolism of fatty acid hydroperoxidases.
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To establish a connection between 12/15LOX and ceramide pathways in the brain we used the mice treated with baicalein, an inhibitor of human platelet 12-LOX and 15-LOX-1 [19].