myoglobin


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my·o·glo·bin

 (mī′ə-glō′bĭn)
n.
A single-chain, iron-containing protein found in muscle fibers, structurally similar to a single subunit of hemoglobin and having a higher affinity for oxygen than hemoglobin of the blood.

myoglobin

(ˌmaɪəʊˈɡləʊbɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a protein that is the main oxygen carrier of muscle

my•o•glo•bin

(ˌmaɪ əˈgloʊ bɪn, ˈmaɪ əˌgloʊ-)

also my•o•he•mo•glo•bin

(ˌmaɪ əˈhi məˌgloʊ bɪn)

n.
hemoglobin of muscle, weighing less and carrying more oxygen and less carbon monoxide than blood hemoglobin.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myoglobin - a hemoprotein that receives oxygen from hemoglobin and stores it in the tissues until needed
haemoprotein, hemoprotein - a conjugated protein linked to a compound of iron and porphyrin
haem, haemitin, hematin, heme, protoheme - a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
Translations

my·o·glo·bin

[MIM*160000]
n. mioglobina, pigmento del tejido muscular que participa en la distribución de oxígeno.

myoglobin

n mioglobina
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On the basis of the metabolism capacity of skeletal muscle, muscle fibers are characterized as oxidative (type I, red muscle) or glycolytic (type II, white muscle) and this is closely related to myoglobin concentration [10].
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These proteins were categorised into 7 types, namely; tropomyosin-1 alpha chain (TPM1), actin - alpha cardiac muscle 1 (ACTC), myosin light chain 3 - skeletal muscle isoform (MLC3F), myosin regulatory light chain2 - skeletal muscle isoform (MLC2F), myoglobin, troponin T - fast skeletal muscle (TnTf), and creatine kinase M chain (M-CK).
Results: Mean serum creatinine phosphokinase and myoglobin concentrations were significantly decreased in Groups B and C compared to Group A at 30 minutes and 24 hours (p Less than 0.
Effects of iron glycine chelate (Fe-Gly) on meat color, iron status and gene expression of myoglobin was studied in weaning pigs.
It's actually a mixture of water and a protein called myoglobin.
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In severe malaria, there is a significant increase in the level of NT-proBNP, heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP--A marker of acute myocardial injury), myoglobin and creatine kinase-muscle brain (CK-MB) both established markers of myocardial injury and necrosis even in patients who did not display significant electrocardiogram (ECG) abnormalities.
The team identified a distinctive molecular signature of the oxygen-binding protein myoglobin in the sperm whale and other diving mammals, which allowed them to trace the evolution of the muscle oxygen stores in more than 100 mammalian species, including their fossil ancestors.
CK levels were elevated at 1 568 IU/l and myoglobin at 448 mg/ml.