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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Boulianne and King (1998) observed that excessively dark breast muscle meat exhibited greater total haem pigment and myoglobin contents (1.47 and 0.16 mg/g) as compared to the normal breast muscle meat (0.96 and 0.12 mg/g); hence it is concluded that there is a strong relationship between lightness values and heme percentage.
Serum 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG), myoglobin, and cardiac troponin I (cTnI) levels were measured using kits based on the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) principle.
If the oxygen content is reduced to a low value, or the meat is stored for a long time, the unattractive brown-coloured met myoglobin is automatically produced.
Considering that these flightless birds spend the majority of their time walking, it makes sense that they store more myoglobin in the very muscles that power them around, right?
Several conventional approaches such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) [14, 5], chromatography [16-9], electrochemical sensors [20-24], and surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensors [25-27] were applied for the detection of myoglobin. Most of these approaches show high sensitivity towards myoglobin.
Because of severe traumatic rhabdomyolysis with renal failure we performed three cycles of hemoadsorption using a Cytosorb hemoadsorber with the intention to remove myoglobin and maintain the renal function.
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].
However, the role of TLR4/NF-?B in rhabdomyolysis-induced AKI is unclear, in addition to whether or not myoglobin activates the macrophage TLR4/NF-?B pathway.
Plasma levels of lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) activity, creatine kinase (CK) activity, creatine kinase-MB (CK-MB), myoglobin (MGB), and troponin, as markers of muscle damage, were assessed by Siemens autoanalyzers (ADVIA 1800 and Centaur XP Siemens, Healthcare Diagnostics, Germany) using the appropriate reagent kit of the same company (Siemens, Healthcare Diagnostics, Germany).
The text reading "Several studies reported that one night of sleep deprivation can result in metabolic irregularities, such as decreased plasma lactate concentration as well as increased creatine phosphokinase and myoglobin levels, after a bout of exercise the following morning [55,56]" should be corrected to "Several studies reported that one night of sleep deprivation can result in metabolic irregularities, such as decreased plasma lactate concentration as well as increased creatine phosphokinase and myoglobin levels, after a bout of exercise the following evening [55, 56]."
PIC1 was able to inhibit this activity by Hb, as well as purified metHb and myoglobin and also protect its destruction by sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), suggesting that PIC1 possesses a novel antioxidant activity that may be of therapeutic benefit.