ALOX5 oxidises DHA to 7-HDHA

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R-HSA-9027624
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Homo sapiens
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In human neutrophils, 5-lipoxygenase (ALOX5) can mediate the lipoxygenation of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to 7-hydroxy-docosahexaenoic acid (7-HDHA) (Cipollina et al. 2014). Neutrophils treated with an ALOX5 inhibitor completely suppressed the formation of 7-oxo-DHA and its hydroxy precursor 7-HDHA, demonstrating that ALOX5 mediates the first step in 5-oxo-DHA biosynthesis (Cipollina et al. 2014).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
24736647 Generation and dietary modulation of anti-inflammatory electrophilic omega-3 fatty acid derivatives

Cipollina, C, Salvatore, SR, Muldoon, MF, Freeman, BA, Schopfer, FJ

PLoS ONE 2014
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arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase activity of ALOX5 [cytosol]
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