rubredoxin


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ru·bre·dox·in

 (ro͞o′brĭ-dŏk′sĭn)
n.
Any of a class of small iron-containing proteins that are found chiefly in anaerobic bacteria and archaea and play a role in electron transfer reactions.

[Latin ruber, rubr-, red; see rubric + redox + -in.]
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I would like to investigate if their putative Fe binding motifs, haemerythrin and rubredoxin, are functional in an Fe-sensing capacity.
As the catalytic activities of Ni-rubredoxins depended on the sources of rubredoxin, (51)) the protein part must have been important for the catalytic function.