EC 1.3.5.3 - Protoporphyrinogen IX dehydrogenase (menaquinone)

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EC 1.3.5.3

Names

Accepted name:
protoporphyrinogen IX dehydrogenase (menaquinone)
Other name:
HemG
Systematic name:
protoporphyrinogen IX:menaquinone oxidoreductase

Reaction

Comments:

This enzyme enables Escherichia coli to synthesize heme in both aerobic and anaerobic environments.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Boynton, T. O., Daugherty, L. E., Dailey, T. A., Dailey, H. A.
    Identification of Escherichia coli HemG as a novel, menadione-dependent flavodoxin with protoporphyrinogen oxidase activity.
    Biochemistry 48: 6705-6711 (2009). [PMID: 19583219]

[EC 1.3.5.3 created 2010]