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myeloperoxidase

Definitions

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  • n. A peroxidase enzyme most abundantly present in neutrophil granulocytes, responsible for the greenish colour of pus and mucus.

Etymologies

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myelo- +‎ peroxidase

Examples

  • The team has found paracetamol is able to prevent an enzyme called myeloperoxidase from producing hypochlorous acid, a highly reactive chemical that can damage tissues when produced in the wrong place, at the wrong time or at excessive levels.

    The Times of India

  • One of these comes from the white cells and it's called myeloperoxidase and it's been greatly illuminating.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2003

  • (called myeloperoxidase) from producing hypochlorous acid, a free radical.

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  • Other biochemical markers for oxidative damage and inflammation, such as DNA, creatine kinase also known as creatine phosphokinase, and myeloperoxidase activity, were also significantly reduced in the astaxanthin-treated exercise group.

    Forever Young

  • TOPOL: OK, so if we can find a patient who has active inflammation, that is, in this case, the white cells are angry and releasing myeloperoxidase, they are at risk for having a crack in the artery wall, developing a heart attack or having sudden death.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2003

  • That is, compared to patients who have troponin or any other test that we conventionally use today, it's fourfold, a 400 percent increase in risk for those patients who have a high myeloperoxidase protein level.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2003

  • "To prevent the onset or progression of disease, the idea would be for doctors to prescribe paracetamol to patients who are in high risk categories, display early signs of developing, or have high myeloperoxidase levels," says Davies.

    The Times of India

  • Doctors test for levels of myeloperoxidase and hypochlorous acid as predictors of future heart disease in their patients.

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  • "The idea would be for doctors to prescribe paracetamol to patients who are in high-risk categories, display early signs of developing or have high myeloperoxidase levels," Prof Davies said.

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  • Infiltration of polymorphonuclear cells was determined by assaying myeloperoxidase

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