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myeloperoxidase


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myeloperoxidase

Genetic variants of myeloperoxidase and lung cancer risk

Myeloperoxidase Deficiency Manifesting as Pustular Candidal Dermatitis

Myeloperoxidase and oxidative stress in rheumatoid arthritis

Hypertrophic pachymeningitis: significance of myeloperoxidase anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody

Myeloperoxidase Levels and Mortality in Frail Community-Living Elderly Individuals

Myeloperoxidase up-regulation during haemodialysis: is heparin the missing link?

Respective role of uraemic toxins and myeloperoxidase in the uraemic state

Comparison of characteristics of natural autoantibodies against myeloperoxidase and anti-myeloperoxidase autoantibodies from patients with microscopic polyangiitis

Influence of myeloperoxidase by anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies and its association with the disease activity in microscopic polyangiitis

Role of Myeloperoxidase in the Neutrophil-Induced Oxidation of Low Density Lipoprotein as Studied by Myeloperoxidase-Knockout Mouse

Myeloperoxidase Polymorphism and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study

Differential Host Susceptibility to Pulmonary Infections with Bacteria and Fungi in Mice Deficient in Myeloperoxidase

Phagocytosis and Intracellular Killing of Candida albicans by Macrophages Exposed to Myeloperoxidase

Myeloperoxidase-targeted imaging of active inflammatory lesions in murine experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

Nitrite enhances neutrophil-induced DNA strand breakage in pulmonary epithelial cells by inhibition of myeloperoxidase

Myeloperoxidase G–463A polymorphism and the risk of gastric cancer: a case–control study

P723The relationships of leptin and adiponectin with myeloperoxidase in coronary artery disease

 

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A lysosomal haemoprotein (MPO, EC 1.11.1.7), a heterodimer of 60-kDa heavy and 12-kDa light chains, found in azurophil granules of neutrophil leucocytes and in macrophages. In the presence of halide ions, MPO hydrolyses hydrogen peroxide generated in the metabolic burst and is important for bactericidal activity, but individuals deficient in MPO are asymptomatic and chickens manage without the enzyme. A polymorphism in the MPO gene is reportedly a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.

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