Ferrochelatase definition

(biochemistry) An enzyme, localized to the mitochondrion, that catalyses the terminal (eighth) step in the biosynthesis of heme, converting protoporphyrin IX into heme.
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Noun

Singular:
ferrochelatase
Plural:
ferrochelatases

Origin of ferrochelatase

  • ferro- +‎ chelate +‎ -ase

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