peroxy-

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peroxy-

pref.
Containing the bivalent group O2: peroxyacetyl nitrate.

[per- + oxy-.]
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peroxy-

or esp for inorganic compounds

peroxo-

combining form
(Elements & Compounds) indicating the presence of the peroxide group, -O–O-: peroxysulphuric acid. Also (not in technical usage): per-
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peroxy-

a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the bivalent group –O2– is present.
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Saprin, "Involvement of thio-, peroxi-, and glutaredoxins in cellular redoxdependent processes," Biochemistry.
SREBP-1: sterol regulatoryelement binding transcription factor 1; FASN: fatty acid synthase; SCD1: stearoyl-coenzyme A desaturase 1; DGAT-2: diacyl- glycerol O-acyltransferase 2; ACC: acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase; ACOX-1: acyl-coenzyme A oxidase 1; CPT-1a: carnitine-palmitoyltransferasela; FATP- 1: long-chain fatty acid transport protein 1; mCAD: middle-chain acyl- CoA dehydrogenase; ApoB: apolipoprotein B; ApoC2: apolipoprotein C-II; ApoC3: apolipoprotein C-III; MTTP: microsomal triglyceride transfer protein; ATGL: adipose triglyceride lipase; HSL: hormone sensitive lipase; PPAR[alpha]: peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha; PPAR[beta]/[delta]: peroxi- some proliferator activated receptor delta.
These results are confirmed by many other studies.26-30 Adiponectin causes insulin sensiti- zing effect due to its role in the activation of peroxi- some proliferator activated receptors Alpha (PPARAlpha) in the liver.31 In type 2 diabetes mellitus the serum adi- ponectin level markedly decreased leading to abnor- mal glucose and lipid metabolism.