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Noun1.iodoprotein - a protein that contains iodine
protein - any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
thyroprotein - a preparation made from iodinated protein and having an action similar to thyroxine
thyroglobulin - an iodine containing protein that is obtained from the thyroid gland and exhibits the general properties of the globulins
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"Stimulation of iodoproteins and thyroxine formation in human leukocytes by phagocytosis." Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 1971; 45:159-168.
Modification of a nonincinerative method for determination of iodine in iodoproteins. Anal Biochem 1993;214:335-8.
It seems probable that members of large phyla of invertebrates, with the exception of protozoans and echinoderms, synthesize iodoproteins to some extent, supporting the theory that perhaps the pharynx in an invertebrate might be specialized and become associated with thyroid-like iodine transporting structure found in the vertebrates (Gorbman et al.