ALOX5 dehydrogenates 7(S)-Hp-17(S)-HDHA to 7S(8)-epoxy-17S-HDHA

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R-HSA-9020255
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Homo sapiens
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5-lipoxygenase (ALOX5) possesses dual lipoxygenase activity (Shimizu et al. 1984). In polymorphonuclear (PMN) cells, ALOX5 can epoxygenate (via dehydration) 7(S)-hydroperoxy-17(S)-hydroxydocosahexaenoic acid (7(S)-Hp-17(S)-HDHA) to form 7S(8)-epoxy-17(S)-hydroxydocosahexaenoic acid (7S(8)-epoxy-17(S)-HDHA (Serhan et al. 2002).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12391014 Resolvins: a family of bioactive products of omega-3 fatty acid transformation circuits initiated by aspirin treatment that counter proinflammation signals

Serhan, CN, Hong, S, Gronert, K, Colgan, SP, Devchand, PR, Mirick, G, Moussignac, RL

J. Exp. Med. 2002
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arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase activity of ALOX5 [cytosol]

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