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Descriptor English: Leghemoglobin
Descriptor Spanish: Leghemoglobina
Descriptor Portuguese: Leghemoglobina
Descriptor French: Leghémoglobine
Entry term(s): Leghemoglobin A
Tree number(s): D12.776.422.316.881
D12.776.765.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007874
Scope note: A hemoglobin-like oxygen-binding hemeprotein present in the nitrogen-fixing root nodules of leguminous plants. The red pigment has a molecular weight approximately 1/4 that of hemoglobin and has been suggested to act as an oxido-reduction catalyst in symbiotic nitrogen fixation.
Annotation: from leguminous plants
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
Previous Indexing: Hemeproteins (1973-1974)
Plant Proteins (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under HEMEPROTEINS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under HEMEPROTEINS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 8052
Unique ID: D007874
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Leghemoglobin - Preferred
Concept UI M0012289
Scope note A hemoglobin-like oxygen-binding hemeprotein present in the nitrogen-fixing root nodules of leguminous plants. The red pigment has a molecular weight approximately 1/4 that of hemoglobin and has been suggested to act as an oxido-reduction catalyst in symbiotic nitrogen fixation.
Preferred term Leghemoglobin
Leghemoglobin A - Narrower
Concept UI M0012290
Preferred term Leghemoglobin A



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