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Double dioxygenation of arachidonic acid by soybean lipoxygenase-1

Authors
Journal
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
0006-291X
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
74
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0006-291x(77)91610-2

Abstract

Abstract Soybean lipoxygenase-1, has been found to catalyze the incorporation of two oxygen molecules into arachidonic acid. The product appears to be 8,15 dihydroperoxy-5,9,11,13-eicosatetraenoic acid. This is apparently the first report of the enzymatic production of a conjugated aliphatic triene in vitro .

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