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Medical Term:

protoporphyrinogen type III oxidase


Definition: a mitochondrial enzyme that uses O2 to convert protoporphyrinogen type III to protoporphyrin type III in heme biosynthesis; a deficiency of this enzyme is associated with variegate porphyria.

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