endoperoxide


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endoperoxide

[‚en·dō·pə′räk‚sīd]
(biochemistry)
Any of various intermediates in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins.
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The homolytic scission of the endoperoxide bond followed by the immediate formation of an [[S.
Hydrogen peroxide induces spawning in mollusks, with activation of prostaglandin endoperoxide synthetase.
Interactions between nitric oxide and peroxynitrite during prostaglandin endoperoxide H synthase-1 catalysis: a free radical mechanism of inactivation," Free Radical Biology and Medicine, vol.
A plausible explanation may involve the action of an endoperoxide derivative, which could be obtained by cellular oxidation reactions.
Here, we report the susceptibility profile of F32-ART5 parasites selected after 5 years of escalating artemisinin pressure and assess their susceptibility to this drug and other endoperoxides, as well as unrelated molecules from different chemical classes that inhibit distinct parasite metabolic pathways.
However, some studies have also reported that artemisinins endoperoxide cleavage do not require activation by heme iron [46,30].
Effects of interleukin-4 on the expression and activity of prostaglandin endoperoxide H synthase-2 in amnionderived WISH cells.
Molecular cloning of human prostaglandin endoperoxide synthase type II and demonstration of expression in response to cytokines.
Role of prostaglandin endoperoxide PGG2 in inflammatory processes.