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Substance Name: Phosvitin
RN: 9008-96-2


  • An egg yolk phosphoglycoprotein which contains about 90% of the yolk protein phosphorus. It is synthesized in the liver of the hen and transferred to the developing oocyte, where it is bound to lipoproteins within the yolk granules.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Phosvitin

MeSH Heading

  • Phosvitin


  • Phosvitin

Systematic Name

  • Phosvitins

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9008-96-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009008962