aconitase

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aconitase

[ə′kän·ə‚tās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme involved in the Krebs citric acid cycle that catalyzes the breakdown of citric acid to cis-aconitic and isocitric acids.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Comparison of changes in gene expression of transferrin receptor-1 and other iron-regulatory proteins in rat liver and brain during acute-phase response.
In addition, abnormalities in iron-regulatory proteins occur in the brains of AD sufferers [19].
These changes are likely to be the result of inhibited iron-regulatory protein binding [45] brought about by an increase in the regulatory iron pool in the neuronal cells injected with A[beta].
The mRNAs for the H and L chains carry at the 5'-untranslated region terminus analogous stem-loop structures, named iron-responsive elements (IREs) [4], which are designed to interact with specific iron-regulatory proteins (IRPs) (1).
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