Difference between revisions of "heximerin"

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|label=<i>hexamerin</i>
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|etymology=<b><i>hexamerin</i></b> (noun; Greek <i>hexi</i>, six; Greek <i>meros</i> or <i>mer</i>, part; Biochemistry <i>-in</i>, a protein)
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|definition=([[Arthropoda]]) A hexameric protein used as a storage protein in the insect [[fat body]] or arthropod [[hemolymph]] and incorporated into structures such as the cuticle.
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|references=Telfer WH and JG Kunkel. (1991). THE FUNCTION AND EVOLUTION OF INSECT STORAGE HEXAMERS. Ann Rev Entomol 36: 205-28.
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