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hemoprotein

 [he″mo-pro´tēn]
a conjugated protein whose nonprotein portion is heme; examples include catalase, cytochrome, hemoglobin, and myoglobin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

he·mo·pro·tein

(hē'mō-prō'tēn),
Protein linked to a metal-porphyrin compound (for example, cytochromes, myoglobin, catalase).
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he·mo·pro·tein

(hē'mō-prō'tēn)
Protein linked to a metal-porphyrin compound (e.g., cytochromes, myoglobin, catalase).
Synonym(s): haemoprotein.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The HO system regulates hemeprotein levels and protects cells from the deleterious effects of intracellular free heme [1-3].
* Addition of a prosthetic group (e.g., heme in hemeproteins, such as hemoglobin), which is required for the protein's function)
The P450 cytochromes are a superfamily of hemeproteins that catalyze the metabolism of a large number of xenobiotics and endobiotics.