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ALOX15B (Arachidonate 15-lipoxygenase B)
FEATURES
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FAMILY
DESCRIPTION
Also known as LX15B_HUMAN, ALOX15B. Non-heme iron-containing dioxygenase that catalyzes the stereo-specific peroxidation of free and esterified polyunsaturated fatty acids generating a spectrum of bioactive lipid mediators. Converts arachidonic acid to 15S-hydroperoxyeicosatetraenoic acid/(15S)-HPETE. Also acts on linoleic acid to produce 13-hydroxyoctadecadienoic acid/13-HPODE. Has no detectable 8S-lipoxygenase activity but reacts with (8S)-HPETE to produce (8S,15S)-diHPETE. May regulate progression through the cell cycle and cell proliferation. May also regulate cytokine secretion by macrophages and therefore play a role in the immune response. May also regulate macrophage differentiation into proatherogenic foam cells.
Also known as LX15B_HUMAN, ALOX15B. Non-heme iron-containing dioxygenase that catalyzes the stereo-specific peroxidation of free and esterified polyunsaturated fatty acids generating a spectrum of bioactive lipid mediators. Converts arachidonic acid to 15S-hydroperoxyeicosatetraenoic acid/(15S)-HPETE. Also acts on linoleic acid to produce 13-hydrox ...
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ALOX15B

Arachidonate 15-lipoxygenase B

Molecular Synopsis

LIGANDABILITY
APPROVED DRUGS
No approved drugs found
INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS
No investigational drugs found
CHEMICAL PROBES
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