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Descriptor in English: Avidin
Descriptor in Spanish: Avidina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Avidina
Descriptor in French: Avidine
Tree number(s): D12.776.034.614.300
D12.776.256.159.157.663.300
D12.776.290.663.100
D12.776.395.175
Scope note: A specific protein in egg albumin that interacts with BIOTIN to render it unavailable to mammals, thereby producing biotin deficiency.
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
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Online Note: search OVALBUMIN 1969-72
History Note: 87(73); was see under OVALBUMIN 1969-86
See also the descriptors: Biotin MeSH
DeCS UI: 23950
Descriptor UI: D001360
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Avidin - Preferred
Concept UI M0002040
Scope note A specific protein in egg albumin that interacts with BIOTIN to render it unavailable to mammals, thereby producing biotin deficiency.
Preferred term Avidin



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