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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Adler and his colleagues found that cell-membrane fractions containing respiratory enzymes could produce anaerobic environments.
We suggest that mitochondrial ROS production is most likely the cause of reduced respiratory enzyme activities and inhibition of mtDNA transcription.
(3) The consequence is the obstruction of the functional groups of respiratory enzymes and oxidative phosphorylation.
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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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