cytochrome b

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cy·to·chrome b

A cytochrome of the respiratory chain. A deficiency of this cytochrome leads to chronic granulomatous disease.
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Hans Zischler of the University of Munich in Germany had identified pieces of the cytochrome b gene in the human nuclear genome and suggested that these nuclear inserts had contaminated Woodward's analyses of the dinosaur bone.
But the cytochrome b fragments were too short to offer meaningful phylogenetic information, says Woodward.
they speculate that gamma interferon enhances cytochrome b and additional genes.