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Tryptophan Oxygenase

"Tryptophan Oxygenase" 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.

A dioxygenase with specificity for the oxidation of the indoleamine ring of TRYPTOPHAN. It is a LIVER-specific enzyme that is the first and rate limiting enzyme in the kynurenine pathway of TRYPTOPHAN catabolism.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tryptophan Oxygenase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tryptophan Oxygenase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2002
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