EC 1.15.1.1 - Superoxide dismutase

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EC 1.15.1.1

Names

Accepted name:
superoxide dismutase
Other names:
Cu,Zn-SOD
Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase
Fe-SOD
Mn-SOD
SOD
SOD-1
SOD-2
SOD-3
SOD-4
SODF
SODS
copper-zinc superoxide dismutase
cuprein
cytocuprein
erythrocuprein
ferrisuperoxide dismutase
hemocuprein
hepatocuprein
superoxidase dismutase
superoxide dismutase I
superoxide dismutase II
Systematic name:
superoxide:superoxide oxidoreductase

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A metalloprotein; also known as erythrocuprein, hemocuprein or cytocuprein. Enzymes from most eukaryotes contain both copper and zinc; those from mitochondria and most prokaryotes contain manganese or iron.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00082 , PROSITE:PDOC00083 , PROSITE:PDOC00597
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004784
CAS Registry Number: 9054-89-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (442) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Keele, B.B., McCord, J.M. and Fridovich, I.
    Further characterization of bovine superoxide dismutase and its isolation from bovine heart.
    J. Biol. Chem. 246: 2875-2880 (1971). [PMID: 4324341]
  2. Sawada, Y., Ohyama, T. and Yamazaki, I.
    Preparation and physicochemical properties of green pea superoxide dismutase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 268: 305-312 (1972). [PMID: 4337330]
  3. Vance, P.G., Keele, B.B. and Rajagopalan, K.V.
    Superoxide dismutase from Streptococcus mutans. Isolation and characterization of two forms of the enzyme.
    J. Biol. Chem. 247: 4782-4786 (1972). [PMID: 4559499]

[EC 1.15.1.1 created 1972]