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- n. Any compound, such as heme, formed by a combination of a porphyrin and a metal, often iron, copper, silver, zinc, or magnesium
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For example, Aeolus Pharmaceuticals is developing AEOL 10150, a metalloporphyrin that scavenges ROS at the cellular level, mimicking the effect of the body's own natural antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase SOD.
The investigation, which focuses on metalloporphyrin-based catalysts, demonstrates a general strategy for enhancing a catalyst's activity.