Cell Biology

Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Research on Some Aspects of the Cytochrome P450 Proteins

    Rohan Harindra Wickramasinghe

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 29-32
    Received: 12 June 2017
    Published: 14 June 2017
    Abstract: The Cytochrome P450 was first described in 1958 as a brown pigment when carbon monoxide was added to hepatic microsomal preparations, which had been reduced with dithionite or NADH. This hemeprotein had probably arisen very early in chemical evolution (the origin of life). One of its early functions was probably the detoxification of molecular oxyg... Show More