nonprotein nitrogen

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nonprotein nitrogen

[¦nän¦prō‚tēn ′nī·trə·jən]
(biochemistry)
The nitrogen fraction in the body tissues, excretions, and secretions, not precipitated by protein precipitants.
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The step head blends of protein and nonprotein molecule have been prepared with improved mechanical properties [26, 89-92], Massive chances still exist to create a new kind of blends with new characteristics, which could be used for both food and nonfood packaging.
Heme is the deep red, nonprotein, ferrous component of hemoglobin.
However, the study demonstrates that UV-absorbance at the wavelengths, included into the models, gives a good estimate to the removal pattern of the small water soluble nonprotein bound solute creatinine during dialysis.
In seven updated and clearly organized chapters, scientists from Germany, the UK, and Australia overview the biochemistry, physiology, and function of secondary metabolism and review the major groups of secondary metabolites: alkaloids and betalains, cyanogenic glucosides, glucosinolates and nonprotein amino acids, phenyl propanoids and related phenolics, terpenoids, cardiac glycosides, and saponins.
These systems consist of nonenzymatic antioxidants-including nonprotein antioxidants with low molecular weights (vitamins A and E, beta-carotene, uric acid) and of enzymes such as SOD, catalase, glutathione peroxidase, and glutathione reductase.
I chose a sprayline formulation because it's more tolerant of nonprotein components such as oil, which is a defoamer," says Hojilla-Evangelista.
The levels of gastric wall mucus, nonprotein sulfhydryls and malondialdehyde were also measured in the glandular stomach of rats following ethanol administration.
Serologic reactions in pneumonia with a nonprotein fraction from Pneumococcus.
The tripeptide, glutathione (GSH), is found in mammalian tissues at millimolar concentrations and, therefore, accounts for more than 90 per cent of the total nonprotein sulphur (54).
Another category of nonmessenger RNA that may also hold promise for therapeutic use is ribozymes, which are nonprotein enzymes composed of RNA.