[ fer-uh-dok-sin ]
/ 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.
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British Dictionary definitions for ferredoxin
/ (ˌfɛrɪˈdɒksɪn) /
an iron- and sulphur-containing protein found in plants and microorganisms and involved in photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation
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Medical definitions for ferredoxin
[ fĕr′ĭ-dŏk′sĭn ]
A protein found in green plants, algae, and anaerobic bacteria, containing iron and labile sulfur in equal amounts, and functioning in electron transport reactions in biochemical processes, such as photosynthesis.
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