The presence of lipoxygenase enzyme is observed when cells ofChlorella pyrenoidosa are homogenized under anaerobic conditions. This is the first report of this enzyme in a lower form of plant life. The major product ofChlorella lipoxygenase with linoleic acid as substrate is 13-hydroperoxyoctadecadienoic acid.
KeywordsLinoleic Acid Chlorella Lipoxygenase Activity Monohydroxy Chlorella Cell
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