|ubiquinol-cytochrome C reductase||medical dictionary|
<cell biology> An 11-subunit enzyme complex that acts as an electron transferring protein in the mitochondrial respiratory chain. The enzyme complex catalyses the oxidation of ubiquinol to ubiquinone and ferrocytochrome c in the presence of ferricytochrome c. It contains cytochromes b-562, b-566, and c1 as well as an iron ferredoxin.
Registry number: EC 188.8.131.52
(12 Dec 1998)
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