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Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase

"Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of arachidonic acid to yield 5-hydroperoxyarachidonate (5-HPETE) which is rapidly converted by a peroxidase to 5-hydroxy-6,8,11,14-eicosatetraenoate (5-HETE). The 5-hydroperoxides are preferentially formed in leukocytes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1999 and 2002
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