Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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.

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  • n. Any of a class of iron and sulfur-containing proteins, found in green plants, that functions in electron transport and in photosynthesis

Etymologies

fer(ro)- + redox + -in.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The physiological electron acceptor for the reductase is the Rieske-type ferredoxin, which is proposed to be an intermediate electron carrier between the reductase and terminal catalytic component of the system [9]) [2, 4, 6, 9] Specific activity (U/mg) 0.085

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  • Molecular cloning and sequencing of the ferredoxin I fdxN gene of the purple bacterium Rhodospirillum rubrum.

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  • Green pepper contains the plant ferredoxin-like amphipathic protein (Pflp) or hypersensitive response-assisting protein (Hrap) which are considered novel plant proteins that give crops enhanced resistance against deadly pathogens.

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  • Anthranilate 1,2-dioxygenase (ANTDO) was composed of a reductase (AntAa), a ferredoxin

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  • The fdr gene encoded a novel ferredoxin reductase whose absence resulted in lower transformation activity of carbazole by CarAa and CarAc.

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  • Furthermore, P. carbinolicus gained hydrogenase genes and genes for ferredoxin reduction that appear to permit syntrophic growth via hydrogen production.

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  • (MW of ferredoxin component, SDS-PAGE, gel filtration [11]) [11] 55000

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  • < 1, 2 > [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7] NADPH (, activity with NADPH is 10% of the activity with NADH [5]) [5] ferredoxin

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  • NADH: ferredoxin oxidoreductase, 2. an inter - mediate electron-transfer protein, or ferredoxin and 3. a terminal dioxygen - ase [4,7];,

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  • [6] 7.2 (NADH: ferredoxin oxidoreductase component [9]) [9]

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