UniProt functional annotation for P40881

UniProt code: P40881.

Organism: Methanosarcina thermophila.
Taxonomy: Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Methanomicrobia; Methanosarcinales; Methanosarcinaceae; Methanosarcina.
Function: Reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. Essential to photosynthetic carbon dioxide fixation.
Catalytic activity: H(2)CO(3) = CO(2) + H(2)O.
Cofactor: Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105; Evidence={ECO:0000269|PubMed:10924115, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8665839};
Subunit: Homotrimer. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10924115, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8665839}.
Similarity: Belongs to the gamma-class carbonic anhydrase family. {ECO:0000305}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.