Denoting substances that react directly with oxygen (for example, b hemochromogen in cytochrome) and do not require the action of dehydrogenases.
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The results showed that adrenodoxin was highly autooxidizable in the reconstituted system, which confirmed Kimura's report, (44) and only small fraction of enzymatically reduced adrenodoxin was utilized for the deoxycorticosterone 11[beta]-hydroxylation.
Phenylhydrazine is one of the autooxidizable substances which, under aerobic conditions may react with molecular oxygen to form a variety of reactive species, e.