EXA4 is converted to EXC4 by LTC4S

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R-HSA-2161768
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Homo sapiens
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In addition to its role converting leukotriene A4 (LTA4) into leukotriene C4 (LTC4), the enzyme leukotriene C4 synthase (LTC4S) analogously converts eoxin A4 (EXA4), with reduced glutathione (GSH), to eoxin C4 (EXC4) (Feltenmark et al. 2008, Claesson et al. 2008).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
18647347 Hodgkin Reed-Sternberg cells express 15-lipoxygenase-1 and are putative producers of eoxins in vivo: novel insight into the inflammatory features of classical Hodgkin lymphoma

Claesson, HE, Griffiths, WJ, Brunnström, A, Schain, F, Andersson, E, Feltenmark, S, Johnson, HA, Porwit, A, Sjöberg, J, Björkholm, M

FEBS J 2008
18184802 Eoxins are proinflammatory arachidonic acid metabolites produced via the 15-lipoxygenase-1 pathway in human eosinophils and mast cells

Feltenmark, S, Gautam, N, Brunnström, A, Griffiths, W, Backman, L, Edenius, C, Lindbom, L, Björkholm, M, Claesson, HE

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008
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eoxin C4 synthase activity of ALOX5:ALOX5AP:LTC4S [nuclear envelope]
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