"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.
Quantification of IDO1 enzyme activity in normal and malignant tissues. Methods Enzymol. 2019; 629:235-256.
Molecular Pathways: Targeting IDO1 and Other Tryptophan Dioxygenases for Cancer Immunotherapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Dec 15; 21(24):5427-33.
Overcoming immune resistance in the tumor microenvironment by blockade of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase and programmed death ligand 1. Curr Opin Investig Drugs. 2004 Dec; 5(12):1279-83.
Modulation of tryptophan catabolism by regulatory T cells. Nat Immunol. 2003 Dec; 4(12):1206-12.
Blockade of tryptophan catabolism prevents spontaneous tolerogenicity of liver allografts. Transplant Proc. 2001 Feb-Mar; 33(1-2):129-30.