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porphyrin

Saltos de línea: por¦phy|rin
Pronunciación: /ˈpɔːfɪrɪn
 
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Definición de porphyrin en inglés:

sustantivo

Biochemistry
Any of a class of pigments (including haem and chlorophyll) whose molecules contain a flat ring of four linked heterocyclic groups, sometimes with a central metal atom.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Changes in apoprotein and porphyrin fluorescence suggest two classes of bound porphyrins.
  • It should also be noted that the doming deformation in the NSD context does not involve the iron, but only the 24 atoms of the porphyrin ring.
  • These observations suggest that the generation of 102 by lipophilic porphyrins occurs within the bilayer, which is also the site of damage.

Origen

early 20th century: from Greek porphura 'purple' + -in1.

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