Thromboxane-a synthase

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thromboxane-a synthase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme found predominantly in platelet microsomes. It catalyses the conversion of pgg(2) and pgh(2) (prostaglandin endoperoxides) to thromboxane a2.

Chemical name: (5Z,13E)-(15S)-9alpha,11alpha-Epidioxy-15-hydroxyprosta-5,13-dienoate thromboxane-A(2)-isomerase

Registry number: EC 5.3.99.5