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Any of a class of iron-containing proteins involved in electron transfer processes within living cells.
- ‘Based on this information, the differences in the dynamic properties between the two rubredoxins investigated here and in previous reports can be better rationalized.’
1960s: from Latin ruber, rubr- red + redox + -in.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.