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An iron-containing protein present in green plants and certain anaerobic bacteria that functions in electron transport reactions in biochemical processes, such as photosynthesis.

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(Biology) an iron- and sulphur-containing protein found in plants and microorganisms and involved in photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation
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(ˌfɛr əˈdɒk sɪn)

any of a group of red-brown proteins containing iron and sulfur and acting as an electron carrier during photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation, or oxidation-reduction reactions.
[1962; < Latin fer(rum) iron + redox + -in1]
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In 1975, in order to examine the kinetic properties of the 11[beta]-hydroxylation system, we reconstituted the system (49) using purified adrenodoxin (59) and the reductase (58) with partially purified P450 preparation.
For example, bicistronic operons including the 1a-hydroxylase, adrenodoxin, and NADPH-adrenodoxin reductase genes (called ADX and ADR), used as redox partners to characterize the 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 1a-hydroxylase gene, were switched (yielding ADX-ADR and ADR-ADX constructs) and both ADR and ADX expression levels varied up to 5-fold [117].
Low-molecular weight protein, adrenodoxin ([M.sub.r] 12 500), conjugated with FITC, was used as an antigen to analyze the binding capacity of the systems.
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