cyclooxygenase

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cyclooxygenase

[‚sī·klō′äks·ə·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of arachidonic acid into prostaglandins.
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The assays were performed with purified PGHS-1 from ram seminal vesicles for cycloxygenase (COX)-1 and purified PGHS-2 from sheep placental cotyledons for COX-2 as previously described (Fiebich et al.
Keywords: Kniphofia foliosa; Knipholone; Leukotrienes; 5-Lipoxygenase; 12-Lipoxygenase; Cycloxygenases
Flavonoids similar or identical to the flavonoids in our preparation can also act as inhibitors of the arachidonic acid metabolism with inhibition of cycloxygenase and 5-lipoxygenase or inhibition of thromboxane synthase (Fernandiz and Alcaraz, 1991; Williams et al.
Inhibitory effects of brown algal phlorotannins on secretory phospholipase a2s, lipoxygenases and cycloxygenases.