Lipoxygenase inhibitor


Lipoxygenase inhibitor

A Lipoxygenase inhibitor is a drug which slows down or stops the action of the lipoxygenase enzyme. More precisely, the term is almost always used to describe an inhibitor of the arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase enzyme, which transforms EFAs into leukotrienes.

Examples include:
* azelastine
* diethylcarbamazine
* nordihydroguaiaretic acid
* zileuton

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