Fatty acid hydroperoxides pathways in plants. A review.
Keywords:Hydroperoxide dehydrase (pathway), Hydroperoxide lyase (pathway), Plant, Review (paper).
The present paper focusses on the fatty acid hydroperoxides pathways, mainly hydroperoxide lyase and hydroperoxide dehydrase. For each enzyme, the definition, occurrence and subcellular localization is presented. Particular attention is given to reaction mecanisms and to substrate specificity. Physiological roles of reaction products are also discussed.
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