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Indoleamine-Pyrrole 2,3,-Dioxygenase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Indoleamine-Pyrrole 2,3,-Dioxygenase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.690.416.333
Unique ID
D050503
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050503
Scope Note
A dioxygenase with specificity for the oxidation of the indoleamine ring of TRYPTOPHAN. It is an extrahepatic enzyme that plays a role in metabolism as the first and rate limiting enzyme in the kynurenine pathway of TRYPTOPHAN catabolism.
Entry Term(s)
IDO Dioxygenase
Indolamine-2,3-Dioxygenase
Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase
Indoleamine-Oxygen 2,3-Oxidoreductase (Decyclizing)
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Dioxygenases (2005)
Oxygenases (1970-2004)
Tryptophan Oxygenase (1968-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see TRYPTOPHAN OXYGENASE 1990-2005; INDOLAMINE-2,3-DIOXYGENASE was indexed under DIOXYGENASES 2005 and OXYGENASES 1990-2004
History Note
2006(1990)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2012/07/03
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