Phospholipase-Induced Release of Cytochrome c from the Electron Transport Particle

Science  09 Jan 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3341, pp. 98-99
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3341.98


Digestion of the electron transport particle with phospholipase A results in the loss of its oxidative capacity. Evidence presented indicates that this is primarily due to the cleavage of the phospholipid-cytochrome c complex within the mitochondria.