Oxygenases


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Oxygenases

 

enzymes of the oxidoreductase class that catalyze reactions in which a substrate is oxidized by the inclusion of two oxygen atoms. Widely distributed in plants, lipoxygenase is an oxygenase that oxidizes unsaturated fatty acids and their esters to yield the corresponding peroxides and hydroperoxides; the rancidification of flour and groats is based on this process.

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Selection of metalloporphyrin heme oxygenase inhibitors based on potency and photoreactivity.
In vitro inhibition of adult rat intestinal heme oxygenase by metalloporphyrins.
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Studies with the haeme oxygenase inhibitor Sn-protoporphyrin in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis and idiopathic haemochromatosis.
Suppression of bilirubin production in the Crigler-Najjar type I syndrome: studies with the heme oxygenase inhibitor tin-mesoporphyrin [see comments].
Biodegradation of Phenol by Oxygenase Producing Thermophili Microorganisms.

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