EC - Cytochrome-c peroxidase

  IntEnz view ENZYME view

IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
cytochrome-c peroxidase
Other names:
apocytochrome c peroxidase
cytochrome c peroxidase
cytochrome c-551 peroxidase
cytochrome c-H2O oxidoreductase
cytochrome peroxidase
mesocytochrome c peroxidase azide
mesocytochrome c peroxidase cyanate
mesocytochrome c peroxidase cyanide
Systematic name:
ferrocytochrome-c:hydrogen-peroxide oxidoreductase




A hemoprotein.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00394
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004130
CAS Registry Number: 9029-53-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (19) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Altschul, A.M., Abrams, R. and Hogness, T.R.
    Cytochrome c peroxidase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 136: 777-794 (1940).
  2. Yamanaka, T. and Okunuki, K.
    Isolation of a cytochrome peroxidase from Thiobacillus novellus.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 220: 354-356 (1970). [PMID: 5487887]
  3. Yonetani, T.
    Cytochrome c peroxidase.
    Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Areas Mol. Biol. 33: 309-335 (1970). [PMID: 4318313]

[EC created 1961]