hemoprotein

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Noun1.hemoprotein - a conjugated protein linked to a compound of iron and porphyrin
compound protein, conjugated protein - a protein complex combining amino acids with other substances
haemoglobin, Hb, hemoglobin - a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues; "fish have simpler hemoglobin than mammals"
myoglobin - a hemoprotein that receives oxygen from hemoglobin and stores it in the tissues until needed
cytochrome - (biochemistry) a class of hemoprotein whose principal biological function is electron transfer (especially in cellular respiration)
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Property of the beta hemolytic bacteria to utilize heme from various animal hemeproteins, such as transferrin, lactoferrin, heme, hemoglobin, etc.
Chen, "Highly sensitive analysis of four hemeproteins by dynamically-coated capillary electrophoresis with chemiluminescence detector using an off-column coaxial flow interface.," The Analyst, vol.
All these hemeproteins presented a well-defined couple of redox peaks when immobilized on the proposed matrix, demonstrating the achievement of DET.