pathway

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pathway

1. Education courses taken by a student to gain entry to a higher course or towards a final qualification
2. Biochem a chain of reactions associated with a particular metabolic process
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The shunt from the cyclooxygenase to lipoxygenase pathway in human osteoarthritic subchondral osteoblasts is linked with a variable expression of the 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein.
Oxylipins produced by the 9- lipoxygenase pathway in Arabidopsis regulate lateral root development and defense responses through a specific signaling cascade.
Besides, Verapamil inhibits lipoxygenase pathway during metabolism of arachidonic acid.
(2) The disease mechanism is not entirely understood, but it is thought to be related to aspirin inhibition of cyclooxygenase 1, which causes an increase in leukotriene synthesis through the lipoxygenase pathway. (3) Diagnosis is confirmed with an aspirin challenge, where provocation is induced with oral, bronchial, or nasal inhalation or with intravenous aspirin.