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Lipids

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 264–266 | Cite as

Lipoxygenase inChlorella pyrenoidosa

  • D. C. Zimmerman
  • B. A. Vick
Article

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Linoleic Acid Chlorella Lipoxygenase Activity Monohydroxy Chlorella Cell 
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© American Oil Chemists’ Society 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. C. Zimmerman
    • 1
  • B. A. Vick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryNorth Dakota State UniversityFargo

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