ferroprotein


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ferroprotein

 [fer″o-pro´tēn]
a protein combined with an iron-containing radical; ferroproteins are respiratory carriers.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ferroprotein

(fĕr″ō-prō′tē-ĭn)
A protein combined with an iron-containing radical. Ferroproteins are important oxygen-transferring enzymes (e.g., nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide dehydrogenase, cytochrome oxidase).
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Three independent groups simultaneously identified basolateral iron transporter proteins known as iron-regulated protein 1 (IREG1), ferroprotein 1 or MTP1 (17-19).