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metallothionein

metallothionein in Medicine

metallothionein me·tal·lo·thi·o·ne·in (mĭ-tāl'ō-thī'ə-nē'ĭn)
n.
A small metal-binding protein, rich in sulfur-containing amino acids, that is synthesized in the liver and kidney and important in ion transport.

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