- prosthetic group
- noun Biochemistry a non-protein group forming part of or combined with a protein.
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Prosthetic group — A prosthetic group is a non protein (non amino acid) component of a conjugated protein that is important in the protein s biological activity. [cite web |url=http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/bioinorg/PR.html#24 |title=Glossary of Terms Used in… … Wikipedia
prosthetic group — prostetinė grupė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kofaktorius, kuris susijungęs su baltymu kovalentiniu ryšiu padaro jį aktyvų. atitikmenys: angl. prosthetic group rus. простетическая группа … Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
prosthetic group — Biochem. the nonprotein acid constituent of a conjugate protein, as the heme group of hemoglobin. [1895 1900] * * * … Universalium
prosthetic group — /prɒsˌθɛtɪk ˈgrup/ (say pros.thetik groohp) noun a non protein molecule which is combined with a protein, as the haem group in haemoglobin … Australian English dictionary
prosthetic group — Biochem. the nonprotein acid constituent of a conjugate protein, as the heme group of hemoglobin. [1895 1900] … Useful english dictionary
prosthetic group — A non peptide portion of an enzyme (may be organic or inorganic) that is responsible for the specific biological action of the protein; see coenzyme, cofactor … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
prosthetic group — (pros thet ik) A tightly bound cofactor that remains at the active site of an enzyme during its catalytic activity … Dictionary of microbiology
prosthetic group — A tightly bound non polypeptide structure required for the activity of an enzyme or other protein, eg. the haem of haemoglobin … Dictionary of molecular biology
prosthetic group — a low molecular weight, nonprotein compound that binds with a protein component (apoprotein, specifically apoenzyme) to form a protein (e.g., holoenzyme) with biologic activity … Medical dictionary
Prosthetic — Referring to a prosthesis, an artificial substitute or replacement of a part of the body such as a tooth, eye, a facial bone, the palate, a hip, a knee or another joint, the leg, an arm, etc. A prosthesis is designed for functional or cosmetic… … Medical dictionary