arginase


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arginase

[′ar·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of urea from the amino acid arginine.
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Besides, if the scientists' theory is correct, then the enzyme arginase, unless it's blocked, would still break down the arginine.
The activation of iNOS or arginase reflects the type of inflammatory response in diseases.
Recent advances in arginine metabolism: roles and regulation of the arginases.
Contribution of arginase activation to vascular dysfunction in cigarette smoking.
Decreased Arginine Bioavailability and Increased Serum Arginase Activity in Asthma.
Ischemia-reperfusion selectively impairs nitric oxide-mediated dilation in coronary arterioles: counteracting role of arginase.
During the clinically asymptomatic state, NO bioavailability is reduced in SCD patients due to scavenging of NO by cell-free hemoglobin released from hemolyzed sickle erythrocytes (50) and increased arginase activity (51).
Some other toxic substances present in seeds and which limit their nutritional value are goitrogens, cyanogens, phenolic compounds, plasmin, saponins, arginase inhibitor, metal binding constituents and anti-vitamins [11, 12].
Arginetix will utilize this financing for further discovery and to continue development of its first-in-class arginase inhibitors for cardiovascular and pulmonary indications.
Calithera Biosciences Inc (Calithera) has gained exclusive, worldwide rights to research, develop and commercialize Mars Symbioscience's (Symbioscience's) portfolio of arginase inhibitors for use in human healthcare.
a cyanolichen containing Nostoc as cyanobiont, produced arginase and arginine (Diaz et al.
TNF-alpha contributes to endothelial dysfunction by upregulating arginase in ischemia/reperfusion injury.