phosvitin

phos·vi·tin

(fos-vī'tin),
A phosphated protein constituting about 7% of the protein of egg yolk; it is about 60% serine, largely as O-phosphoserine, and has anticoagulant properties; an anticoagulant.
Synonym(s): phosphovitin

phos·vi·tin

(fos-vī'tin)
A phosphated protein used as an anticoagulant.
Synonym(s): phosphovitin.
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Estrogen induction of plasma vitellogenin in the cocketel: studies with a phosvitin antibody.
A simulated gastrointestinal digestion of phosvitin phosphopeptide reduced proinflammatory interleukin secretion in Caco-2 cells and highlighted the potential of the peptide to prevent oxidative stress and promote gut health [23].
Egg proteins have been proved to possess antioxidants, such as phosvitin which contains large amount of phosphoserines, ovotransferrin that can chelate with Fe +, and ovalbumin that can covalently bind to polysaccharide to enhance its antioxidant activity [28, 29].
Duan et al., "Characterization of emulsions prepared by egg yolk phosvitin with pectin, glycerol and trehalose," Food Hydrocolloids, vol.
In addition, Vtg may contain a polyserine phosvitin domain, as seen in some vertebrates (Finn, 2007; Smole-naars et al., 2007).
Wallace, "Precursor product relationship between amphibian vitellogenin and the yolk proteins, lipovitellin and phosvitin," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Just a little scientific fact, eggs contain phosvitin, which inhibits the absorption of iron; but because I use nuts and seeds, my desserts are very high in iron," Nazmy explained.
Foerstendorf, "Complexation of U(VI) with highly phosphorylated protein, phosvitin A vibrational spectroscopic approach," Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, vol.
Functional phosphopeptides derived from phosvitin have exhibited enhanced calcium bioavailability.
Once inside the oocyte, VTG is cleaved into the smaller yolk proteins (phosvitin, lipovitellin, and beta-component), which accumulate in yolk globules or granules (42).