A lipoxygenase is the main lipid body protein in cucumber and soybean cotyledons during the stage of triglyceride mobilization

FEBS Lett. 1992 Feb 24;298(2-3):223-5. doi: 10.1016/0014-5793(92)80062-l.


The 90-kDa lipid body protein characterized earlier by its high expression during the stage of fat degradation was identified as a form of lipoxygenase. This organelle form was compared with lipoxygenase species purified from the cytosol. It is further shown that the antibodies raised against the lipid body membrane lipoxygenase from cucumber cotyledons cross-react with both cytosolic and lipid body lipoxygenase from soybean.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Amino Acid Sequence
  • Lipoxygenase / chemistry
  • Lipoxygenase / metabolism*
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Plants / embryology
  • Plants / enzymology*
  • Sequence Alignment
  • Soybeans / embryology
  • Soybeans / enzymology*
  • Triglycerides / metabolism*


  • Triglycerides
  • Lipoxygenase