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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Teleost Wap65 is most closely homologous to mammalian hemopexin.
Characterization of the distinct collagen binding and cleveage mechanisms of matrix metalloproteinase 2 and 14 (gelatinase A and MT1-MMP): the different roles of the MMP hemopexin C domains and the MMP-2 fibronectin type II modules in collagen triple helicase activities.
Glycopeptides obtained by pronase digestion of rat plasma hemopexin contain in addition to mono- and di-sialyl diantennary constituents, a trisialyl diantennary compound, bearing three Neu5Ac residues.
They found several elevated proteins in the plasma of ALI patients including albumin, serum amyloid protein, hemopexin, IgG heavy chain, complement component 3, a2 or [sz]-hemoglobin, a2 or [sz]2-glycoprotein1, and a2-Heremans-Schmid-glycoprotein.
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Deletion of the hemopexin or heme oxygenase-2 gene aggravates brain injury following stroma-free hemoglobin-induced intracerebral hemorrhage.
showed that proteins such as hemopexin, alpha-1-B glycoprotein, inter-a-trypsin inhibitor heavy chain H4, complement C3, and antithrombin III were found to be more oxidized in pathological samples.
Proteolytic action of kallikrein-related peptidase 7 produces unique active matrix metalloproteinase-9 lacking the C-terminal hemopexin domains.
Therefore, metal-binding proteins (transferrin, lactoferrin, haptoglobin, hemopexin, metallothionenin, ceruloplasmin, ferritin, albumin, myoglobin, etc.
Association of Hemopexin in Tear Film and Conjunctival macrophages With Vernal Keratoconjuctivitis.
These "pawns" include transferrin, lactoferrin, ferritin, haptoglobin (hemoglobin chaperone), and hemopexin (heme chaperone), all of which are modified in the presence of infection.
plasma concentrations of acute phase proteins or reactants such as haptoglobin (Hp), alpha-acid glycoprotein, alpha-1-antitrypsin, fibrinogen, complement components C3 and C4 and hemopexin, immunoglobulins, cytokines) and substances which are known to induce an acute phase response (e.