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Descriptor English: Hemocyanins
Descriptor Spanish: Hemocianinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Hemocianinas
Descriptor French: Hémocyanine
Entry term(s): Hemocyanin
alpha Haemocyanin
alpha Hemocyanin
alpha Hemocyanins
alpha-Haemocyanin
alpha-Hemocyanin
alpha-Hemocyanins
Tree number(s): D12.776.093.375
D12.776.556.462
D23.767.482
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006433
Scope note: Metalloproteins that function as oxygen transport proteins in the HEMOLYMPH of MOLLUSKS and ARTHROPODS. They are characterized by two copper atoms, coordinated with HISTIDINE residues, that reversibly bind a single oxygen molecule; they do not contain HEME groups.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: 9013-72-3
CAS Type 1 Name: Hemocyanins
Public MeSH Note: 2018; see HEMOCYANIN 1964-2017
History Note: 2018 (1964)
DeCS ID: 22188
Unique ID: D006433
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/29
Hemocyanins - Preferred
Concept UI M0010100
Scope note Metalloproteins that function as oxygen transport proteins in the HEMOLYMPH of MOLLUSKS and ARTHROPODS. They are characterized by two copper atoms, coordinated with HISTIDINE residues, that reversibly bind a single oxygen molecule; they do not contain HEME groups.
Preferred term Hemocyanins
Entry term(s) Hemocyanin
alpha-Hemocyanins - Narrower
Concept UI M0010099
Preferred term alpha-Hemocyanins
Entry term(s) alpha Haemocyanin
alpha Hemocyanin
alpha Hemocyanins
alpha-Haemocyanin
alpha-Hemocyanin



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