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Arachidonate 15 Lipoxygenase

An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of Arachidonic Acid to yield 15-hydroperoxyarachidonate (15-HPETE) which is rapidly converted to 15-hydroxy-5,8,11,13-eicosatetraenoate (15-HETE). The 15-hydroperoxides are preferentially formed in Neutrophils and Lymphocytes.