UniProt functional annotation for P77872

UniProt code: P77872.

Organism: Helicobacter pylori (strain ATCC 700392 / 26695) (Campylobacter pylori).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Epsilonproteobacteria; Campylobacterales; Helicobacteraceae; Helicobacter.
 
Function: Decomposes hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen; serves to protect cells from the toxic effects of hydrogen peroxide.
 
Catalytic activity: 2 H(2)O(2) = O(2) + 2 H(2)O.
Cofactor: Heme group.
Subcellular location: Cytoplasm (Probable).
Similarity: Belongs to the catalase family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.