metalloprotein


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metalloprotein

[mə‚tal·ō′prō‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
A protein enzyme containing a metallic atom as an inherent portion of its molecule.
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Forge Therapeutics, an early stage biotechnology company, has received an exclusive license from the University of California San Diego to patent rights related to novel metalloprotein inhibitors discovered in the laboratory of Forge Therapeutics scientific co-founder, professor Seth Cohen, it was reported on Wednesday.
22) Chrysoeriol has been shown to be an effective inhibitor of the matrix metalloprotein that damages collagen and elastin and cause premature skin aging.
Using a viral vector, Ahrens incorporated the gene that produces the naturally occurring metalloprotein ferritin into living cells.
All ESAs aim to improve oxygen transport by the metalloprotein hemoglobin.
Specialists in drug design and discovery of zinc metalloprotein inhibitors report on research findings that have emerged over the past few years at a level accessible to academic or industrial researchers and to graduate students.
Serum alkaline phosphatase is a member of a family of zinc metalloprotein enzymes that function to split off a terminal phosphate group from an organic phosphate ester.
It is an iron-containing, tetrameric metalloprotein that consists of two pairs of unlike globin chains (i.
An increased absorption of zinc from zinc-methionine complex may lead to a larger zinc pool, thereby increasing zinc metalloprotein activities, plasma levels of zinc and immune cell functions that require zinc (Kidd et al.
After entering into the lysosome, it undergoes stimulates the synthesis of more metalloprotein in the tubule cells and becomes linked to it (Cherian & Shaikh; Nordberg and Foulkes) but the intercellular metal, not bound to metallothionein, increases when its concentration exceeds the capacity of the proximal tubular cells to synthesize metallothionein (Shaikh, 1982).
The general problem associated with the heine iron systems in organic solvents has been the generation of ferric, ferrous and ferryl heine states model complexes as metalloprotein active site mimics.
Kempler expressed hope that the landmark trial, the first of several planned by the company, will demonstrate successful "proof of principle" of the company's support of neuroprotection therapies based on oxidation biology and metalloprotein brain chemistry.
In higher plants, PPO is a copper-containing metalloprotein that catalyzes the hydroxylation of o-monophenols to o-diphenols (E.

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