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Keyword - Leukotriene biosynthesis (KW-0434)


Protein involved in the synthesis of leukotrienes, eicosanoid hormones first isolated from leukocytes. They are thought to mediate the allergic response that causes lung constriction and muscle contraction in asthma.


  • Leukotriene anabolism
  • Leukotriene biosynthetic process
  • Leukotriene formation
  • Leukotriene synthesis


Biological process

Gene Ontology


leukotriene biosynthetic process [ GO:0019370 ]


Leukotriene biosynthesisBiological process
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