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.g., superoxide radical, hydrogen peroxide, hydroxyl radical, and phenyl radical each with the capacity to initiate the peroxidation of unsaturated fatty acids in endogenous membrane phospholipids.