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Related to hemoprotein: flavoprotein, heme protein
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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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Taurine has also been found to stabilize and protect the catalytic activity of the hemoprotein cytochrome P450 3A4, which is a key enzyme responsible for metabolizing various endogenous as well as foreign substances, including drugs.
The former is a protein fromamembrane hemoprotein superfamily that is collectively involved in the metabolism of antiretroviral drugs and several others (12) and the latter is a membrane active transport protein that ejects antiretroviral drugs from cells.
Takaku et al., "Hemoprotein Bach1 regulates enhancer availability of heme oxygenase-1 gene," The EMBO Journal, vol.
The cytochrome b5-like domains include (in addition to the cytochrome b5) hemoprotein domains covalently associated with other redox domains of proteins, such as acyl lipid desaturase fusion protein.
Maines, "Isolation and characterization of a cDNA from the rat brain that encodes hemoprotein heme oxygenase-3," European Journal of Biochemistry, vol.
Ortiz De Montellano, "Catalytic sites of hemoprotein peroxidases," Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, vol.
After ten weeks in a bacteriologically controlled chamber, this test shows the ability of isolates T8, T18, M3, M4 and M5 to form nodules (two to six) on the roots of the legume PhaseoluscoccineusPhaseoluscoccineus 2 to 6mm generally shaped grape cluster, whose white color, Hawevre the activity of the nodule is indicated by red or pink color that is explained by the presence of leghemoglobin, a hemoprotein fixing of oxygen required in the nitrogen fixation [21].
Thyroid peroxidase (TPO) is a membrane-bound glycosylated hemoprotein that has a key role in the biosynthesis of thyroid hormones by organification.
Thromboxane synthase (TXS) is a hemoprotein with feature of the cytochrome P-450 family which catalyzes prostaglandin endoperoxide into thromboxanes [39].
3-1) Steroid hydroxylations and the participation of hemoprotein cytochrome P450.