apomyoglobin etymology

English word apomyoglobin comes from English apo-, English myoglobin

Detailed word origin of apomyoglobin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
apo- English (eng) (chemistry) derived from, or related to. (proteins) the apoprotein form of the protein. Away from, or separate. Without, or lacking.
myoglobin English (eng) (protein) A small globular protein, containing a heme group, that carries oxygen to muscles.
apomyoglobin English (eng) (protein) A form of myoglobin that lacks a heme unit.

Words with the same origin as apomyoglobin

Descendants of apo-
apheliotropic apoaequorin apoapsides apoapsis apobaramin apobaraminic apocarotenoid apocarpous apocenter apocentric apoferment apoferritin apogalactic apogamic apogeotropic apolipoprotein apolune apomeiosis apophallation apophlegmatic aporepressor aposematic aposyndetic subapocarpous