cytochrome oxidase


cytochrome oxidase

noun

Definition of CYTOCHROME OXIDASE

:  an iron-porphyrin enzyme important in cell respiration due to its ability to catalyze the oxidation of reduced cytochrome c in the presence of oxygen

First Known Use of CYTOCHROME OXIDASE

1942

cytochrome oxidase

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYTOCHROME OXIDASE

: an iron-porphyrin enzyme important in cellular respiration because of its ability to catalyze the oxidation of reduced cytochrome c in the presence of oxygen

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