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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(NASDAQ: AGLE), a clinical-stage biotechnology company that engineers next-generation human enzymes to provide solutions for diseases with unmet medical need, today announced it will present new data on all 14 patients who have been administered 20 doses of pegzilarginase for Arginase 1 Deficiency (ARG1-D) from the completed Phase 1/2 clinical trial and the ongoing Phase 2 open-label extension study in a poster at the 2019 Symposium of the Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (SSIEM) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Wednesday, September 4.
Arginase activity and nitric oxide levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
The contents of this supplement can therefore account for all of this patient's abnormal findings on metabolic testing, the excess arginine being converted to ornithine by arginase and [beta]-hydroxy-[beta]-methylbutyrate being synonymous with 3-hydroxyisovalerate (3-OH-IVA).
[CD11b.sup.+][Ly6C.sup.+] monocytes/macrophages were assessed for expression of M1 activation markers chemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand 9 (Cxcl9) and nitric oxide synthase 2 (Nos2) and M2 activation markers transglutaminase 2 (Tgm2) and arginase 1 (Arg1).
As shown in Figure 4, in plant arginase is metabolised by arginase (ARG), ornithine decarboxylase (ODC), and arginine decarboxylase (ADC) with ornithine and agmatine as intermetabolites [52].
The enzymes arginase and NO synthase compete with each other for a common substrate: L-arginine [10].
Compared with [Gr-1.sup.+] myeloid cells isolated from mice that received bleomycin alone, Lipo treatment had no effect on the transcript expression of MDSC markers such as arginase, nitric oxide synthase-2 (NOS2), indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO), and IL-10 but all of these markers were significantly lower in [Gr-1.sup.+] myeloid cells from Clod Lipo-treated mice (Figure 3(b)).
Arginase, an enzyme overexpressed in M2 type TAMs, results in depletion of arginine, which impairs expression of the T cell receptor (TCR) zeta chain that is necessary for T cell activation and proliferation [33, 34].
These are plastic cells that respond to the environment displaying a large phenotypic heterogeneity but that have been classified into two distinct extreme populations: classically activated macrophages (M1), which are characterized by high production of nitric oxide (NO) and reactive oxygen intermediates (ROI) and CD11c/IL-12 expression, and the alternatively activated macrophages (M2), identified by the expression of CD206 (mannose receptor) and IL-10, with high arginase activity and low NO production.
GCN2 is a myeloid-derived suppressor cell target that works downstream of IDO and arginase. GCN2 inhibition has the potential for superior efficacy as it can reverse immune-suppression caused by depletion of both tryptophan and arginine.
Release of NH3 also occur by MH via breakdown of arginine by arginase leading to increases the pH of the liquid medium, the result is judged according to the color change of the indicator.
Los genes de interes evaluados para este estudio fueron: Aminomethyltransferase, Glycine dehydrogenase, Glycine hydroxymethyltransferase, [DELTA]-1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate synthase, Ornithine aminotransferase, Arginase, Alanine transaminase, Alanine-glyoxylate transaminase, Glutamate decarboxylase, Glutamate decarboxylase 1-2, Spermidine synthase, Aldehyde dehydrogenase, ATP-grasp domain-containing protein, Cysteine sulfinic acid decarboxylase1-2, Taurine transporter, HSP beta 1, Sodium- and chloride-dependent glycine transporter (Meng et al., 2013; Cross et al., 2014; Eierman & Hare, 2014).