cytochrome o

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Any b‐type prokaryotic cytochrome containing protoheme as the prosthetic group that, unlike a typical cytochrome b, serves as a terminal electron acceptor (cytochrome oxidase) and is autoxidizable by dioxygen. Use of the term is discouraged.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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