ceruloplasminmedical dictionary

<biochemistry> A blue copper containing dehydrogenase protein (135 kD) found in serum (200-500_g/ml) that is apparently involved in copper detoxification and storage and possibly also in mopping up excess oxygen radicals or superoxide anions.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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