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Accepted name
ascorbate ferrireductase (transmembrane)
ascorbate[side 1] + Fe(III)[side 2] = monodehydroascorbate[side 1] + Fe(II)[side 2]
Other name(s)
cytochrome b561 (ambiguous)
Systematic name
Fe(III):ascorbate oxidorectuctase (electron-translocating)
A diheme cytochrome that transfers electrons across a single membrane, such as the outer membrane of the enterocyte, or the tonoplast membrane of the plant cell vacuole. Acts on hexacyanoferrate(III) and other ferric chelates.
created 2011, deleted 2018
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