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Accepted name: linoleate 9S-lipoxygenase
Reaction: linoleate + O2 = (9S,10E,12Z)-9-hydroperoxy-10,12-octadecadienoate
Glossary: linoleate = (9Z,12Z)-octadeca-9,12-dienoate
Other name(s): 9-lipoxygenase; 9S-lipoxygenase; linoleate 9-lipoxygenase; LOX1 (gene name); 9S-LOX
Systematic name: linoleate:oxygen 9S-oxidoreductase
Comments: Contains nonheme iron. A common plant lipoxygenase that oxidizes linoleate and α-linolenate, the two most common polyunsaturated fatty acids in plants, by inserting molecular oxygen at the C9 position with (S)-configuration. The enzyme plays a physiological role during the early stages of seedling growth. The enzyme from Arabidopsis thaliana shows comparable activity towards linoleate and linolenate [4]. EC (linoleate 13S-lipoxygenase) catalyses a similar reaction at another position of these fatty acids.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Vellosillo, T., Martinez, M., Lopez, M.A., Vicente, J., Cascon, T., Dolan, L., Hamberg, M. and Castresana, C. Oxylipins produced by the 9-lipoxygenase pathway in Arabidopsis regulate lateral root development and defense responses through a specific signaling cascade. Plant Cell 19 (2007) 831–846. [PMID: 17369372]
2.  Boeglin, W.E., Itoh, A., Zheng, Y., Coffa, G., Howe, G.A. and Brash, A.R. Investigation of substrate binding and product stereochemistry issues in two linoleate 9-lipoxygenases. Lipids 43 (2008) 979–987. [PMID: 18795358]
3.  Andreou, A.Z., Hornung, E., Kunze, S., Rosahl, S. and Feussner, I. On the substrate binding of linoleate 9-lipoxygenases. Lipids 44 (2009) 207–215. [PMID: 19037675]
4.  Bannenberg, G., Martinez, M., Hamberg, M. and Castresana, C. Diversity of the enzymatic activity in the lipoxygenase gene family of Arabidopsis thaliana. Lipids 44 (2009) 85–95. [PMID: 18949503]
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