hemoprotein

noun he·mo·pro·tein \ ˌhē-mə-ˈprō-ˌtēn , -ˈprō-tē-ən \

Definition of hemoprotein

:a conjugated protein (such as hemoglobin or cytochrome) whose prosthetic group is a porphyrin combined with iron

First Known Use of hemoprotein

1948


Medical Dictionary

hemoprotein

noun he·mo·pro·tein
variants: or chiefly British haemoprotein play \-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

medical Definition of hemoprotein

:a conjugated protein (as hemoglobin or cytochrome) whose prosthetic group is a porphyrin combined with iron

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