Definition of Cytochrome c

1. Noun. The most abundant and stable cytochrome; involved in energy transfer.

Generic synonyms: Cytochrome

Medical Definition of Cytochrome c

1. A type of cytochrome, a protein which carries electrons, that is central to the process of respiration in mitochondria (an organelle found in eukaryotes which produces energy). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cytochrome C

cytochalasin b
cytochrome-c oxidase
cytochrome-c peroxidase
cytochrome C
cytochrome C-methionine methyltransferase
cytochrome C1 haem lyase
cytochrome C553 peroxidase
cytochrome C hydrolase
cytochrome C methyltransferase
cytochrome C synthetase
cytochrome P-450-dependent digitoxin 12beta-hydroxylase
cytochrome P-450SCC
cytochrome P-450 oxidase
cytochrome a
cytochrome aa3
cytochrome b
cytochrome b(5) reductase
cytochrome b5

Literary usage of Cytochrome c

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1. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"Reversible inhibition of cytochrome c oxidase, the terminal enzyme of ... cytochrome c oxidase catalysis of the reduction of nitric oxide to nitrous oxide. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The NMR absorption spectrum of this mixture is a superposition of the spectra observed in fully oxidized and fully reduced cytochrome c. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"D activity was measured using the xan- oxidase-cytochrome c assay of McCord ... HC1 and base and cytochrome c were led from the Sigma Chemical Com- Agar was ..."

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