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ferredoxin

noun fer·re·dox·in \ˌfer-ə-ˈdäk-sən\

Definition of FERREDOXIN

:  any of a group of iron- and sulfur-containing proteins that function as electron carriers in photosynthetic and nitrogen-fixing organisms and in some anaerobic bacteria

Origin of FERREDOXIN

Latin ferrum + English redox + -in
First Known Use: 1962
Medical Dictionary

ferredoxin

noun fer·re·dox·in \ˌfer-ə-ˈdäk-sən\

Medical Definition of FERREDOXIN

:  any of a group of iron-containing plant proteins that function as electron carriers in photosynthetic organisms and in some anaerobic bacteria

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