pterin

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pterin

(ˈtɛrɪn)
n
(Chemistry) any of a group of substances which occur naturally as insect pigments
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Impact-induced muscle damage and urinary pterins in professional rugby: 7,8-dihydroneopterin oxidation by myoglobin," Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, vol.
He had normal urinary pterins and dihydropteridine reductase activity.
XO can act on certain purines, pterins, and aldehydes [25].
However, 6-FP, like many other pterins, is known to be a potent inhibitor of xanthine oxidase [22].
The determination of pterins, biogenic amine metabolites and aromatic amino acids in cerebrospinal fluid using isocratic reverse phase liquid chromatography with in series dual cell coulometric electrochemical and fluorescence detection: use in the study of inborn errors of dihydropteridine reductase and 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolatye reductase.
Similar to mammals and bacteria, in which DHN triphosphate is a precursor to a number of pterins (Brown, 1985), DHN triphosphate and DHN itself are potential branch points in the folate synthesis pathway.
Oxidized pterins do not bind at all and partially-reduced pterins (dihydro) bind but do not form product.
Merck Eprova specializes in the synthesis development and commercial manufacturing of pterins, a class of molecules that includes Phenoptin.
SanRx Pharmaceuticals develops complexed pterins as immunotherapeutics for cancer.
The human skin is rich in UVA and visible light (particularly the blue region) photosensitizers such as porphyrins, bilirubin, flavins, melanin and melanin precursors, pterins, [B.
The examination of pterins and neurotransmitter metabolites in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) requires an invasive procedure, but it is the only way to make a reliable diagnosis of DRD (10, 18).
Various endogenous pigments in organisms, such as porphyrins, bilirubins, melanins, and pterins, are known to act as photosensitizers by absorbing radiation or visible light.