toxicology of CN-

DPitts Docdrp at lor.net
Sat Jul 10 09:12:33 EST 1999

CN- inhibits cyt a3 which is the final carrier before oxygen. This in effect
leaves all of the carriers prior to cyt a3 in their reduced form and thus
unable to accept further electrons while leaving oxygen fully oxidized. So
in effect you are correct.

Darrell Pitts

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