ubiquinol-cytochrome C reductasemedical 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.

Chemical name: Ubiquinol-ferricytochrome-c oxidoreductase

Registry number: EC

(12 Dec 1998)

UBD, ubihydroquinone, -ubility, ubiquinol < Prev | Next > ubiquinone, ubiquinone-10, ubiquinone-6

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums