Encyclopedia of Astrobiology

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Electron Carrier

  • Juli Peretó
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27833-4_1374-2

Definition

An electron carrier is any of the soluble (e.g., NADH) or protein-bound (e.g., cytochromes) cofactors participating as reversible electron donor and/or acceptor in an enzymatic reaction.

See Also

Keywords

Electron Donor Bioorganic Chemistry Electron Acceptor Enzymatic Reaction Electron Carrier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Cavanilles de Biodiversitat i Biologia EvolutivaUniversitat de ValènciaValènciaSpain