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  • noun biochemistry Any of a class of enzymes that catalyse the oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids

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Examples

  • • “Green,” cucumber/melon, and mushroom aromas, produced from unsaturated fatty acids in cell membranes when tissue damage mixes an oxidizing enzyme lipoxygenase with unsaturated fatty acids in cell membranes.

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  • • “Green,” cucumber/melon, and mushroom aromas, produced from unsaturated fatty acids in cell membranes when tissue damage mixes an oxidizing enzyme lipoxygenase with unsaturated fatty acids in cell membranes.

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  • Beans owe their typical beany flavor to a large endowment of the enzyme lipoxygenase, which breaks unsaturated fatty acids into small, odorous molecules.

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  • Beans owe their typical beany flavor to a large endowment of the enzyme lipoxygenase, which breaks unsaturated fatty acids into small, odorous molecules.

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  • The jasmonate biosynthesis related gene lipoxygenase

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  • The octadecanoid pathway along with the lipoxygenase pathway is responsible for the production of oxylipins that are important for plant defense

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  • Cyclooxygenase (COX) and lipoxygenase (LOX) which convert fatty acids to prostaglandins and leukotrienes, play important roles in pregnancy and foetal development.

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  • Quercetin was the most potent and it inhibited the lipoxygenase in the liposomal suspension by about 42% while the other flavonoids inhibited the enzyme by about

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  • I learned that it is protective against cancers owing to its anti-inflammatory property of inhibiting cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase enzymes in the promotion of inflammatory prostaglandins, leading potentially to cancers.

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  • It was previously shown that lipoxygenase (LO) pathways are important in the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) inflammatory process and that synovial fluid from RA patients contains high amounts of leukotrienes.

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