Ubiquinol oxidase

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Ubiquinol oxidase
Identifiers
EC number1.10.3.11
Databases
IntEnzIntEnz view
BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Ubiquinol oxidases (EC 1.10.3.11) are enzymes in the bacterial electron transport chain that oxidise ubiquinol into ubiquinone and reduce oxygen to water. These enzymes are one set of the many alternative terminal oxidases in the branched prokaryotic electron transport chain.[1] The overall structure of the E. coli ubiquinol oxidase is similar to that of the mammalian Cytochrome c oxidase, with the addition of a polar ubiquinol-binding site embedded in the membrane.[2]

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  1. ^ García-Horsman JA, Barquera B, Rumbley J, Ma J, Gennis RB (1994). "The superfamily of heme-copper respiratory oxidases". J. Bacteriol. 176 (18): 5587–600. PMC 196760. PMID 8083153.
  2. ^ Abramson J, Riistama S, Larsson G, et al. (2000). "The structure of the ubiquinol oxidase from Escherichia coli and its ubiquinone binding site". Nat. Struct. Biol. 7 (10): 910–7. doi:10.1038/82824. PMID 11017202.