Importance of Cytochrome B in Hydrogen Transport

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IT is quite definitely known1 that dihydrocozymase can be oxidized by molecular oxygen in the presence of diaphorase I plus the ‘cytochrome system’, but the nature of the cytochrome reaction has not been clearly demonstrated. On the basis of the experiments reported here, we believe that both cytochrome B and cytochrome C are required for the oxidation of both CoH2I and succinate.

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    Potter, NATURE, 143, 475 (1939), and references.

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    Hopkins, Lutwak-Mann and Morgan, NATURE, 143, 556 (1939).

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POTTER, V., LOCKHART, E. Importance of Cytochrome B in Hydrogen Transport. Nature 143, 942 (1939) doi:10.1038/143942b0

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