Epoxygenase

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Epoxygenase is an enzyme that produces hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acids (HETEs) and epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs) from arachidonic acid, causing effects such as cell proliferation and decrease in cyclooxygenase activity. [1]

Effects[edit]

HETEs[edit]

Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acids cause:

EETs[edit]

Further information: Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid

Generally, EETs cause:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Page 108 in:Walter F., PhD. Boron (2003). Medical Physiology: A Cellular And Molecular Approaoch. Elsevier/Saunders. p. 1300. ISBN 1-4160-2328-3.