myogen


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my·o·gen

(mī'ō-jen),
Proteins extracted from skeletal muscle with cold water, largely the enzymes promoting glycolysis; from the residue, alkaline 0.6 mol L-1 KCl extracts actin and myosin as actomyosin, with myosin further separable into two meromyosins by proteinase treatment.
Synonym(s): myosinogen
[myo- + G. -gen, producing]
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