Analysis of the mechanism by which tryptophan analogs inhibit human myeloperoxidase.

Myeloperoxidase (MPO) catalyzes the formation of oxidants that have been implicated in the pathogenesis of various diseases, including cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases and cancer. Inhibition of MPO oxidant-generating activity represents an attractive target for preventing the progression of inflammatory conditions. Peroxidation and chlorination… CONTINUE READING