"Tryptophan Oxygenase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A dioxygenase with specificity for the oxidation of the indoleamine ring of TRYPTOPHAN. It is a LIVER-specific enzyme that is the first and rate limiting enzyme in the kynurenine pathway of TRYPTOPHAN catabolism.
- Tryptophan Oxygenase
- Oxygenase, Tryptophan
- Tryptophan 2,3-Dioxygenase
- 2,3-Dioxygenase, Tryptophan
- Tryptophan 2,3 Dioxygenase
- TDO Dioxygenase
- Dioxygenase, TDO
- Tryptophan Pyrrolase
- Pyrrolase, Tryptophan
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tryptophan Oxygenase" by people in Profiles.
The end of the road for the tryptophan depletion concept in pregnancy and infection. Clin Sci (Lond). 2016 08 01; 130(15):1327-33.
Immunological effects of levamisole in vitro. J Immunother (1991). 1991 Oct; 10(5):297-306.