hemopexin

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hemopexin

[‚hē·mə′pek·sən]
(biochemistry)
A heme-binding protein in human plasma that may be a regulator of heme and drug metabolism, and a distributor of heme.
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A specific feature of matrilysins (third group) is the absence of haemopexin domain.
Smith, "Antioxidant protection by haemopexin of haem-stimulated lipid peroxidation," The Biochemical Journal, vol.
Bartosova J, Kalousek I and Hrkal Z: Binding of meso-tetra(4-sulfonatophenyl)porphine to haemopexin and albumin studied by spectroscopy methods.