nonheme


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nonheme

(ˌnɒnˈhiːm)
adj
(Biochemistry) biochem relating to iron that does not form a porphyrin ring
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One of the primary functions of nitrite is to act against lipid oxidation by the binding of heme and to prevent the release of catalytic iron, the binding of heme and nonheme iron, and the inhibition of catalysis and stabilization of lipids against oxidation [7].
Interactions among dietary manganese, heme iron, and nonheme iron in women.
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) helps nonheme iron to be absorbed, but must be taken with an iron source to be effective.
Effects of cooking and chemical treatment on heme and nonheme iron in meat.
Adequate intake of iron supplements and sources of nonheme iron (i.
Vitamin A and beta-carotene can improve nonheme iron absorption from rice, wheat and corn by humans.
Gestational diabetes mellitus in relation to maternal dietary heme iron and nonheme iron intake.
1966) Isolation from adrenal cortex of a nonheme iron protein and a flavoprotein functional as a reduced triphosphopyridine nucleotide-cytochrome P450 reductase.
The study found that heme iron consumption increased the risk for coronary heart disease by 57 percent, while no association was found between nonheme iron, which is in plant and other non-meat sources, and coronary heart disease.
Globus pallidusEquationWhere y is the nonheme iron in parts per billion (ppb) and x is the subject's age in years.