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20cooh-LTB4 is converted to 18cooh-LTB4

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-2161790
Type
Reaction [BlackBoxEvent]
Species
Homo sapiens
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Summation

Once omega-oxidation has occurred, 20-carboxy leukotriene B4 (20cooh-LTB4) can be further metabolized by beta-oxidation at its omega end into 18-carboxy-LTB4 (18cooh-LTB4) (Berry et al. 2003, Wheelan et al. 1999). The actual human enzyme or enzymes involved have yet to be identified.

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