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Medical Term:

paraoxonase

Pronunciation: par-a-oks'o-nas

Definition: A high-density-lipoprotein-associated enzyme capable of hydrolyzing lipid peroxides, with a known polymorphism; aryldialkylphosphatase, E.C.3.1.8.1. Two isoforms occur: A isoform, with glutamine at position 192; B isoform, with arginine at position 192.

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