from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen into its substrate.
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- n. An enzyme which catalyses biochemical reactions with oxygen.
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- n. an oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen
Zinc protoporphyrin regulates cyclin D1 expression independent of heme oxygenase inhibition.
The role and regulation of heme oxygenase in lung antioxidant defenses
They relieve pain and inflammation by blocking an enzyme called cyclo-oxygenase (COX).
They relieve pain and inflammation by blocking an enzyme called cyclo-oxygenase COX.
This anti-inflammatory signaling agent upregulates the expression of a gene that encodes for a cell-protective substance called heme oxygenase 1 HO-1.
In the initial step of the Calvin Cycle, carbon dioxide (from the atmosphere) reacts with a five-carbon compound, ribulose bisphosphate (RuBP), in a reaction that is catalyzed by the enzyme RuBP carboxylase/oxygenase ( "RuBisco").
The nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (like Motrin) block an enzyme (cyclo-oxygenase) that becomes involved in the prostaglandin cascade.
In this path CO2 is converted to phosphoglycerate via the enzyme RuBisCO Ribulose biphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase.
This, together with the iron-oxygenase discovered earlier, has given a complete account of the oxidations and reductions in the living world.
Current data suggest that selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors, particularly in higher doses, should be avoided.
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