ferredoxin

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ferredoxin

 [fer″ĕ-dok´sin]
a nonheme iron-containing protein having a very low oxidation-reduction potential; the ferredoxins participate in electron transport in photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation, and various other biological processes.

ferredoxin

(fĕr′ĭ-dŏk′sĭn)
n.
An iron-containing protein present in green plants and certain anaerobic bacteria that functions in electron transport reactions in biochemical processes, such as photosynthesis.

ferredoxin

an important iron-containing protein acting as an electron carrier in the ELECTRON TRANSPORT SYSTEM that operates in the LIGHT REACTIONS of PHOTOSYNTHESIS, particularly in NONCYCLIC PHOTOPHOSPHORYLATION.
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(1971) A specific role of reduced adrenodoxin in adrenal mitochondrial steroid hydroxylases.
ADX: Adrenodoxin ADR: Adrenodoxin reductase AHR: Aryl hydrocarbon receptor BNF: [beta]-naphthoflavone BaP: Benzo[a]pyrene CcO: Cytochrome c oxidase CYP: cytochrome P450 NPOR: NADPH-cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase DCFDA: 2',7'-dichlorofluorescin diacetate mtDNA: Mitochondrial DNA OCR: Oxygen consumption rate ROS: Reactive oxygen species.
Cytochromes P-450scc, P-450(17)alpha, adrenodoxin, and reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphatecytochrome P-450 reductase in bovine follicles and corpora lutea.

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