Lipooxygenase[lip-ooks′ĭ-jen-ās, lip-oks′ĭ-jen-ās]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. Any of a family of enzymes that convert unsaturated fatty acids to peroxides; important in the synthesis of leukotrienes from arachidonic acid.

Synonyms
carotene oxidase , lipoxidase

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