metalloprotein

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me·tal·lo·pro·tein

 (mĭ-tăl′ə-prō′tēn′)
n.
A conjugated protein, such as hemoglobin, that contains at least one metal ion as part of its structure.
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Redox potential reactions due to these metals, many give out important roles as cofactors in enzymes and about 30-45 per cent of known enzymes are metalloproteins which perform function under availability of metal co-factor (Klein and Lewinson 2011).
Heavy metals like Zn and Cu act either as activators for enzyme catalyzed reactions [3] or as prosthetic group in metalloproteins.
C23D is from the class of metalloproteins and generally uses iron as a co factor but active site which uses Mn+2 as a cofactor is also known (Vaillancourt et al.
Further assays were performed with the metalloproteins and cathepsin extracts from the lean and steatotic liver.
Specifically, we will show that MAS-DNP can become a choice technique for the study of diamagnetic metal binding sites, complementing EPR for the study of metalloproteins.
Some of the enzymes are metalloproteins, of which curcumin may affect directly by metal chelation.
Moreover, the ongoing digestion of such metalloproteins is accompanied by the release of redoxactive iron which, upon export from the lysosome, may be a major intracellular source of LIP.
Editors Cho and Goddard offer this compilation discussing metalloproteins from theoretical, experimental, and computational perspectives.
In the case of Zn exposure, the literature indicates the involvement of oxidative stress generation induced by glutathione (GSH) depletion, extrapolation of metalloproteins binding capacity, such as metallothionein, and the interference with the redox state of macromolecules (KIM et al.
Myosinases belong to a large family of astacin-like metalloproteins that have numerous functions and are widely distributed in nature, although in many cases their role is unknown.
Ability to invade and metastasis: Biologic hallmark of malignant neoplasm for invasion and metastasis are integrins & matrix metalloproteins (MMP's).
NO reacts with metalloproteins containing heme moieties such as guanylate cyclase and Cytochrome p450.
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