arachidonate 15-lipoxygenase

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EC; other names: arachidonate Δ−6 lipoxygenase; 6‐lipoxygenase; a lipoxygenase (def. 2) enzyme that catalyses the reaction of arachidonate with dioxygen to form (5Z,8Z,11Z,13E)‐(15S)‐15‐hydroperoxyeicosa‐5,8,11,13‐tetraenoate. Iron is a cofactor.

Subjects: Chemistry.

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