EC - Coproporphyrinogen oxidase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
coproporphyrinogen oxidase
Other names:
coproporphyrinogen III oxidase
Systematic name:
coproporphyrinogen:oxygen oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)



Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00783
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004109
CAS Registry Number: 9076-84-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (242) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Battle, A.M., Benson, A. and Rimington, C.
    Purification and properties of coproporphyrinogenase.
    Biochem. J. 97 : 731-740 (1965). [PMID: 5881662]
  2. Medlock, A.E. and Dailey, H.A.
    Human coproporphyrinogen oxidase is not a metalloprotein.
    J. Biol. Chem. 271 : 32507-32510 (1996). [PMID: 8955072]
  3. Kohno, H., Furukawa, T., Yoshinaga, T., Tokunaga, R. and Taketani, S.
    Coproporphyrinogen oxidase. Purification, molecular cloning, and induction of mRNA during erythroid differentiation.
    J. Biol. Chem. 268 : 21359-21363 (1993). [PMID: 8407975]

[EC created 1972, modified 2003]