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Faeriekisses
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Post by Faeriekisses » Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:07 pm

Hey. What exactly does a "Haem Prosthetic group" mean. Why prosthetic?

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Post by victor » Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:35 pm

definition from me: a non-protein group that chained to protein as a complement for the protein's function. usually consist of mineral substances..

definition from dictionary:
prosthetic
Artificial implant, as in an artificial organ or limb.

now, it's up to you what is the most proper to you... :lol: I'm kind enough in searching the definition of the word for you don't I?? :lol:
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