Cytochrome b5 reductase is an enzyme in the blood. This enzyme makes sure that red blood cells have adequate iron levels, and thus maximizes their oxygen-carrying capacity. An imbalance in this enzyme results in a condition known as methemoglobinemia.
by Sharon M. Smith, M.D.
All ArmMed Media material is provided for information only and is neither advice nor a substitute for proper medical care. Consult a qualified healthcare professional who understands your particular history for individual concerns.