UniProt functional annotation for P41977

UniProt code: P41977.

Organism: Caenorhabditis elegans.
Taxonomy: Eukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Rhabditida; Rhabditoidea; Rhabditidae; Peloderinae; Caenorhabditis.
 
Function: Destroys superoxide anion radicals which are normally produced within the cells and which are toxic to biological systems.
 
Catalytic activity: 2 superoxide + 2 H(+) = O(2) + H(2)O(2).
Cofactor: Binds 1 manganese ion per subunit (By similarity).
Subunit: Homotetramer (By similarity).
Subcellular location: Mitochondrion matrix.
Similarity: Belongs to the iron/manganese superoxide dismutase family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.