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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (biochemistry) a class of hemoprotein whose principle biological function is electron transfer (especially in cellular respiration).

Usage examples (37)
  • Humans have an enzyme called cytochrome P450 3A4 that helps to metabolize calcium channel blockers and clear them from the system.
  • DavidDP at 7.27: ever come across something called cytochrome C?
  • Statins are denatured in the liver by a system called the cytochrome P450 system.
  • Various intermembrane space (IMS) proteins, such as cytochrome for more
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