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  • noun

Synonyms for haem

a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds

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For example, the binding of IRP to IREs found in the 5' UTR of mRNAs encoding ferritin, ferroportin, and the haem biosynthetic enzyme, aminolevulinate synthase interferes with the initiation of translation.
Dietary iron exists in two forms, haem and non-haem.
Falcipain-II and falcipain-III are reported as haem degradation metabolizing enzymes responsible for initiating the degradation of host erythrocyte haemoglobin inside the food vacuole of the parasite.
Other drugs are associated with porphyric crises, probably due to decreasing haem levels causing increased synthetic activity.
Among the topics are siderophores from bacteria and from fungi, haem uptake and iron extraction by bacteria, mechanisms and regulation of iron homeostasis in the Rhizobia, iron uptake in Shigella and Escherichia coli, haem and iron metabolism in Bacteriodes, iron dependence and transport in Cyanobacteria, and iron uptake in Staphylococci.
Hydrogen sulphide poisoning: blood sulphide concentration and changes in haem metabolism.
Pb has effects on erythropoiesis and haem biosynthesis.
However, the availability of iron is poor in the environment as most of it is found complexed with transferrin, lactoferrin, ferritin, haem, and haemoglobin (18,19).
Alteration of expression levels of neuronal nitric oxide synthase and haem oxygenase-2 messenger RNA in the hippocampi and cortices of young adult and aged cognitively unimpaired and impaired long-evans rats.
NO can complex with iron in other haem and iron containing proteins.
Unconjugated bilirubin is produced by the breakdown of haem, which is found in red blood cells.
Dietary iron exists in two different forms - haem iron and non-haem iron.
The active site of CYPs contains a haem group bound to iron in the state [Fe.
Background: Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP) is a rare autosomal dominant metabolic disorder resulting from partial deficiency of porphobilinogen deaminase, the third enzyme of the haem synthetic pathway.
When describing the iron present in food the terms haem and non-haem are used.