oxygenase


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oxygenase

[′äk·sə·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An oxidoreductase that catalyzes the direct incorporation of oxygen into its substrate.
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Although classified as a non-selective inhibitor of cyclo oxygenase, studies have shown that diclofenac exhibits some partiality towards cyclo oxygenase 2 which could explain why it has a weak role in blocking the aggregation of platelets.
In addition to this list, a recent study has demonstrated that the myo-inositol oxygenase (MIOX; EC 1.13.99.1) enzyme has a significant role in AKI diagnosis.5 MIOX is the first and only enzyme of myo-inositol catabolism, which is the product of glucose intermediate metabolism, and is predominantly expressed in the kidney.6
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Sercundes et al., "Association of heme oxygenase 1 with lung protection in malaria-associated ALI/ARDS," Mediators of Inflammation, vol.
Appleton, "Cerebral heme oxygenase 1 and 2 spatial distribution is modulated following injury from hypoxia-ischemia and middle cerebral artery occlusion in rats," Neuroscience Research, vol.
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Mishra, "The heme oxygenase system selectively suppresses the proinflammatory macrophage m1 phenotype and potentiates insulin signaling in spontaneously hypertensive rats," American Journal of Hypertension, vol.
Maines, "Evidence suggesting that the two forms of heme oxygenase are products of different genes," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.