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What does LO stand for?

LO stands for Lysyl Oxidase

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Values for lysyl oxidase accumulation as protein in PQQ-deficient mice also tended to be lower than corresponding values from PQQ-supplemented or -replete mice.
For example, expression of the hypoxia-regulated gene LOX (lysyl oxidase) predicts relapse in human breast tumors (28), but recent studies suggest that systemic secretion of lysyl oxidase into the lung and liver might facilitate the homing of disseminated cancer cells to these organs through the formation of a prometastatic microenvironment (29).
Through a molecular approach called differential display analysis, Hendrix's team identified the gene lysyl oxidase and a zinc finger transcription factor in highly aggressive breast cancer cells that spread.
Lysyl oxidase also crosslinks the structural protein elastin, which is found in connective tissue, primarily in the cardiovascular system, intestines, and other tissues that change size as a consequence of fill.