hemocuprein

cy·to·cu·pre·in

(sī'tō-kū'prē-in),
Former term for copper-containing proteins found in human erythrocytes and tissues. See: superoxide dismutase, ceruloplasmin.

hemocuprein

(1) Superoxide dismutase-1, EC 1.15.1.1
(2) A nonspecific term for any copper-binding protein (e.g.,ceruloplasmin; superoxide dismutase, see there).

hemocuprein

(hē″mō-kū′prē-ĭn)
A blue copper-containing compound present in red blood cells.
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SOD previously known as erythrocuprein (human) or hemocuprein (bovine), exists as a family of metalloproteins and is widely distributed in mammalian tissues (8,9).