lipochrome


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lipochrome

[′lip·ə‚krōm]
(biochemistry)
Any of various fat-soluble pigments, such as carotenoid, occurring in natural fats. Also known as chromolipid.
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Prostate-specific antigen expression and lipochrome pigment granules in the differential diagnosis of prostatic adenocarcinoma versus seminal vesicle-ejaculatory duct epithelium.
prosthetic group) Iron Brown-black, bound to hemosiderin or ferritin, ferric state (Fe+3) Lipofuscin and Brown-black other lipochromes Autofluorescence Known as "wear and tear" pigment Melanins Eumelanin Brown-black Pheomelanin Golden yellow-red Neuromelanin Brown-black Intrinsic Unknown neuronal pigment?