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.
The heme oxygenase system: a regulator of second messenger gases.
Dore, "Heme oxygenase 2 deficiency increases brain swelling and inflammation after intracerebral hemorrhage," Neuroscience, vol.
Regan, "Hemoglobin neurotoxicity is attenuated by inhibitors of the protein kinase CK2 independent of heme oxygenase activity," Current Neurovascular Research, vol.
2+], and carbon monoxide by heme oxygenase (HO) (Montellano, 2000).
Heme oxygenase is important for the removal of ROS produced by free heme.
Biodegradation of Phenol by Oxygenase Producing Thermophili Microorganisms.
Different faces of the heme-heme oxygenase system in inflammation.
The heme-heme oxygenase system: a molecular switch in wound healing.
Heme oxygenase (HO)-1 is the first ratelimiting enzyme in the degradation of heme into biliverdin/ bilirubin, carbon monoxide (CO), and free iron [54].
Tyrrell, "Heme oxygenase is the major 32kDa stress protein induced in human skin fibroblasts by UVA radiation, hydrogen peroxide, and sodium arsenite," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.

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