respiratory enzyme


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res·pi·ra·to·ry en·zyme

a tissue enzyme that is part of an oxidation-reduction system accomplishing the conversion of substrates to CO2 and H2O and the transfer of the electrons removed to O2.

respiratory enzyme

n.
An enzyme, such as oxidase, that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from its substrate to molecular oxygen during cellular respiration.

res·pi·ra·to·ry en·zyme

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē en'zīm)
A tissue enzyme that is part of an oxidation-reduction system accomplishing the conversion of substrates to CO2 and H2O and the transfer of the electrons removed to O2.

respiratory enzyme

any enzyme that catalyses oxidation reduction reactions.
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He was able to prove that oxygen transported by erythrocytes can only be utilized in the mitochondria if certain respiratory enzymes (cytochrome oxidases) are present (12) Seeger also demonstrated that chemicals from the environment or poisons such as cyanide can bind to an iron atom in cytochrome a/a3, inducing inhibition of the electron transport chain.
A treatment to target cellular respiration and intensify respiratory enzymes of mitochondria and, as a whole, restore the function of mitochondria, requires the following substances:
For the present study different hydrolytic and respiratory enzymes were taken into consideration as the enzymes are a group of compounds which participate in specific reaction of vital metabolic pathways and are greatly affected by any change in environmental conditions and different groups.

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