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Synonyms for heme

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

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as one, depict a consensus region of DNA; DDBJ, DNA Data Bank of Japan; GO, gene ontology; hcHO-1, 2, 3, three isoforms of heme oxygenase in Heliopora coerulea; HO.
The heme iron content was determined after extraction with acidified acetone solution following the analytical conditions described by Karwowska and Dolatowski [18].
Hypochlorous acid (HOCl) produced by MPO present in phagocyte granules has been shown to mediate heme destruction and free iron release [3, 4].
Ndisang, "A critical and comprehensive insight on heme oxygenase and related products including carbon monoxide, bilirubin, biliverdin and ferritin in type-1 and type-2 diabetes," Current Pharmaceutical Design, vol.
While the 2.2 V peak is consistent with O2 reduction in the LiCIO4+TEGDME electrolyte without heme, the feature at 2.5 V with heme suggests the formation of an intermediate superoxide: O2- or heme(Fe2+)-O2.
HRP and MPO are hemoproteins and both have a hydrophobic heme pocket that contains a type b penta-coordinated heme with proximal His and distal His, being critical for the peroxidase activity.
Vecoli et al., "Beneficial effect of heme oxygenase-1 expression on myocardial ischemia-reperfusion involves an increase in adiponectin in mildly diabetic rats," American Journal of Physiology.
Also, heme iron-mediated oxidative stress magnifies the adverse effect by introducing inflammation in liver [32].
Mishra, "The heme oxygenase system selectively suppresses the proinflammatory macrophage m1 phenotype and potentiates insulin signaling in spontaneously hypertensive rats," American Journal of Hypertension, vol.
In addition to reducing oxidative stress, HO-1 can protect against I/R injury by generating CO gas as a byproduct of the breakdown of heme. Several studies have demonstrated the protective role of CO itself in limiting renal damage in ischemia-induced acute kidney injury (Hou et al.
AHP is comprised of four subtypes, each resulting from a genetic defect leading to deficiency in one of the enzymes of the heme biosynthesis pathway in the liver: acute intermittent porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria, variegate porphyria, and ALAD-deficiency porphyria.
The original petition filed in December specified that heme could "not exceed 0.8% by weight" of the final product.
There are two types of iron in foods: heme iron and nonheme iron.
The Impossible Burger includes an ingredient from soybeans called leghemoglobin, which is a protein that is chemically bound to a non-protein molecule called heme that gives leghemoglobin (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC177968/) its blood red color .