"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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