ovalbumin


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ovalbumin:

see albuminalbumin
[Lat.,=white of egg], member of a class of water-soluble, heat-coagulating proteins. Albumins are widely distributed in plant and animal tissues, e.g., ovalbumin of egg, myogen of muscle, serum albumin of blood, lactalbumin of milk, legumelin of peas, and leucosin of
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; glycoproteinglycoprotein
, organic compound composed of both a protein and a carbohydrate joined together in covalent chemical linkage. These structures occur in many life forms; they are prevalent and important in mammalian tissues.
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ovalbumin

[¦ov·al′byü·mən]
(biochemistry)
The major, conjugated protein of eggwhite.
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Ovalbumin (Gal d 2) is a heat-labile protein, and patients with Gal d 2 sensitization should avoid uncooked eggs; an OFC with well-cooked egg may be an option.
The extract and fractions at all doses produced significant (P < 0.05) stimulation of [IgG.sub.1] and [IgG.sub.2a] just as the standard (Noni capsule) at 50 mg/kg BW against both ovalbumin and tetanus toxoid (Table 5).
Tracheal Response to Ovalbumin. Tracheal responses to OA in all placebo groups (A, B, and C) were significantly higher than control group (P < 0.001 for all cases), (Figure 2).
Transglutaminase could incorporate MGP into larger complexes of fibronectin but not with vitronectin, ovalbumin, or bovine serum albumin.
Duyarlilasrirma icin, Grup l'deki farelere, birinci ve sekizinci gunlerde, 5mg/ml ovalbumin (OVA) ve 15mg/ml aliminyum hidroksit karisiminin 0,2 ml'lik solusyonu; Grup 2'deki firelere ise 0.2 ml'lik salin solusyonu intraperitoneal olarak injekte edildi.
(2000) Isolation of a novel family of [C.sub.2][H.sub.2] zinc finger proteins implicated in transcriptional repression mediated by chicken ovalbumin upstream promoter transcription factor (COUP-TF) orphan nuclear receptors.
Key words: Oviduct epithelial cells: immortalization: ovalbumin promoter activity: first intron.
Although specific recommendations for the amount of ovalbumin in flu vaccines were cut from the ACIP recommendations, Dr.
Wine-makers selling in the European Union (EU) will be spared until June 2012 from having to label their removal of impurities with manufacturing aids casein and ovalbumin. EU law says their use of these milk and egg-based fining agents is supposed to appear on labels because of concerns traces may cause allergic reactions.
In mice BCG vaccination leads to Th1 profile in airway allergic responses (reduce levels of immunoglobulin E, eosinophils, interleukin-4, and interleukin-5) to ovalbumin sensitization (10).
The remaining animals were sensitized with ovalbumin (16) and divided into three groups (n=10 in each) as follows: Group B--sensitized; Group C--sensitized and exposed daily to ozone, 0.12 ppm given for 2 h; Group D --sensitized and exposed daily to ozone and given dietary supplementation with vitamin C (2 mg/ kg body wt) and E (7 IU/kg body wt).
The locus 5q14.3 has been found to encode the following proteins: RHOBTB3, an RHO GTPase which is moderately expressed in the brain; (13) peptidyglycine alpha-amidating monooxygenase, a multifunctional protein containing two enzymes; (14) and chicken ovalbumin upstream promoter transcription factors (COUP-TFs), which are members of the steroid/thyroid hormone receptor superfamily.