respiratory enzyme complex


respiratory enzyme complex
The enzymes that make up the respiratory chain: NADH-Q reductase, succinate-Q reductase, cytochrome reductase, cytochrome C and cytochrome oxidase.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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