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What does HMOX stand for?

HMOX stands for Heme Oxygenase

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Topical application of an extract delivering 100 nmol sulforaphane/cm(2) increased the protein levels of NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1), glutathione S-transferase A1, and heme oxygenase 1, three representative phase 2 enzymes, in mouse skin epidermis.
Results: TGS dose-dependently and significantly increased CPF and improved systolic and diastolic function of the ischemia/reperfused rat heart, while inhibitors of NO synthase (NOS), soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC), heme oxygenase (HO), cyclooxygenase (COX), and potassium channel abolished the vasodilation effect of TGS.
[5] Human genes: HMOX1, heme oxygenase (decycling) 1; BLVRA, biliverdin reductase A; SLCO1B1, solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B1; UGT1A1, bilirubin UDP-glucuronosyl transferase 1 family, polypeptide A1; ABCC2, ATP-binding cassette subfamily C (CFTR/MRP), member 2; G6PD, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.