hemocyanin


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hemocyanin

[‚hē·mō′sī·ə·nən]
(biochemistry)
A blue respiratory pigment found only in mollusks and in arthropods other than insects.
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Finally, extended periods of reduced hemocyanin levels may cause additional respiratory stress and increased susceptibility to infection because hemocyanin plays a major role in immune function and wound repair (Adachi et al., 2005; Coates et al., 2011).
In ablated group reproductive-stage samples, a fragment of hemocyanin subunit 2 was identified, with an average mass of 70.9 kDa.
No significances were detected in the concentration of hemocyanin, cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose or total protein in hemolymph.
We administered either PBS, unpulsed, or ID-pulsed DC therapy as described previously, then immunized the mice with keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH), a protein commonly used to examine and elicit immune responses.
Abbreviations HaH: Hemocyanin of Helix aspersa maxima DSC: Differential scanning calorimetry Tris-HCl: Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane hydrochloride HEPES: 4-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-1-piperazineethanesulfonic acid.
Glycans derived from hemocyanins. Hemocyanin is the Cu(I)-containing oxygen transporter glycoprotein of most arthropod and mollusc species.
P Jiang et al., "Identification and agglutination properties of hemocyanin from the mud crab (Scylla serrata)" Fish And Shellfish Immunology, vol.
[80] investigated the preparation of a support matrix composed by gold nanoparticles, QCs and CB for immobilization of hemocyanin enzyme.
took such an approach by molecularly cloning, characterizing, and quantifying the gene expression of hemocyanin subunit 1 (MnHc-1) in oriental river prawn.