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5-LO arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase. Arachidonic acid promotes its phosphorylation by p38 MAPK-regulated MAPKAP kinases. Upregulated in glioblastoma multiforme and colon, pancreatic and bladder cancer. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: EC; Lipid Metabolism - arachidonic acid; Lipid Metabolism - linoleic acid; Nuclear envelope; Oxidoreductase
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 10q11.21
Cellular Component: cytosol; extracellular region; extracellular space; nuclear envelope; nuclear envelope lumen; nuclear matrix; nuclear membrane; nucleoplasm
Molecular Function: arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase activity; iron ion binding; protein binding
Biological Process: leukotriene biosynthetic process; leukotriene metabolic process; lipoxygenase pathway; neutrophil degranulation
Disease: Asthma, Susceptibility To
Reference #:  P09917 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: 5-lipoxygenase; 5-LO; 5-LOX; 5LPG; ALOX5; Arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase; arachidonic acid 5-lipoxygenase; leukotriene A4 synthase; LOG5; LOX5; MGC163204
Gene Symbols: ALOX5
Molecular weight: 77,983 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 5.51  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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