PON2 gene

Known as: PARAOXONASE 2, Paraoxonase 2 Gene, arylesterase 2 
This gene may play a role as a cellular antioxidant.
National Institutes of Health

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2010
2010
The human enzyme paraoxonase-2 (PON2) has two functions, an enzymatic lactonase activity and the reduction of intracellular… (More)
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2008
2008
The paraoxonase (PON) enzyme family, comprising PON1, PON2, and PON3, are antioxidant enzymes that degrade oxidised phospholipids… (More)
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2006
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2006
Paraoxonases (PONs) are a family of proteins that may play a significant role in providing relief from both toxic environmental… (More)
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2005
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2005
The paraoxonase (PON) gene family in humans has three members, PON1, PON2, and PON3. Their physiological role(s) and natural… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Although there have been suggestions that serum paraoxonase is important in protecting against coronary heart disease… (More)
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2001
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2001
The oxidation of apolipoprotein B-containing lipoproteins and cell membrane lipids is believed to play an integral role in the… (More)
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2001
2001
Paraoxonase is an enzyme associated with the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) particle. It catalyses the hydrolysis of… (More)
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1998
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1998
A common polymorphism at codon 192 in the human paraoxonase (PON) 1 gene has been shown to be associated with increased risk for… (More)
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1998
1998
We report the cloning and characterization of human PON2, a paraoxonase-related gene-2 that is physically linked with PON1 and… (More)
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1996
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1996
A physiological role for paraoxonase (PON1) is still uncertain, but it catalyzes the hydrolysis of toxic organophosphates… (More)
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