heme protein

heme pro·tein

(hēm prō'tēn)
Any protein containing an iron-porphyrin (heme) prosthetic group resembling that of hemoglobin.
Synonym(s): haemprotein, haem protein.
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Porphyrins are usually attached to heme protein molecules.
Burkhard, "Structure of human cystathionine [beta]-synthase: a unique pyridoxal 5/-phosphate-dependent heme protein," EMBO Journal, vol.
The primary pigment of myoglobin, a heme protein, is mainly responsible for meat color in animals (Mancini and Hunt, 2005).
Interaction of nitric oxide with heme protein using UV-VIS spectroscopy.
Binding of pyridoxal 5'-phosphate to the heme protein human cystathionine [beta]-synthase.
We know it is an effective siderophore and that it can make increased amounts of iron available from the soil to the rhizobia-plant symbiosis, which helps to make the heme protein in leghaemoglobin.
It is composed of two dissociable protein components, a flavoprotein and a heme protein, which associate in a 1:1 molar ratio to form holoenzyme.
In the present study, we have used magnetic circular dichroism to show that ShuS is a six-coordinate low spin heme protein ligated by histidine and OH.
Some micro-organisms are capable of scavenging iron from heme proteins, such as hemoglobin.
The antioxidative effect of whey proteins is mainly associated with beta-lactoglobulin and lactoferrin due to their ability to inactivate prooxidative heme proteins (ferrylmyoglobin) and to bind iron [14].
Chan, "Mechanisms of ligand discrimination by heme proteins," Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, vol.
Neither underwent reductive nitrosylation, a typical reaction for heme proteins (3).