Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Cheek, J. and Dawson, J. H. 2001. Coenzymes: Haem. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
The tetrapyrrole porphyrin haem prosthetic group is found in a wide variety of proteins in almost all prokaryotic organisms. These proteins perform a diverse range of functions, including dioxygen binding, oxygen atom transfer, substrate oxidation and electron transport.