troponin I

[ troh-puh-nin ahy, trop-uh- ]
/ ˈtroʊ pə nɪn ˈaɪ, ˈtrɒp ə- /

noun Biochemistry.

a protein within a troponin complex that helps regulate the heartbeat and can be used as an indicator of myocardial infarction.

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Medical definitions for troponin I

troponin I
[ ī ]

n.

A subunit of troponin found in muscle and cartilage that inhibits the formation of blood vessels and is under investigation as a potential cancer therapy.
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