Summary: Cytochrome oxidase c subunit VIb
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Cytochrome c oxidase Edit Wikipedia article
The enzyme cytochrome c oxidase is a large transmembrane protein found in the mitochondrion and is the terminal electron acceptor in the electron transfer chain, taking four reducing equivalents from cytochrome c and converting molecular oxygen to water. In the process, it translocates protons, helping to establish a chemiosmotic potential that ATP synthase then uses to synthesize ATP.
4 Fe+2-cyochrome c + 4H+ + O2 â†’ 4 Fe+3-cytochrome c + H20.
The complex is a large lipoprotein comprised of a number of metal prosthetic sites and 13 protein subunits, which in mammals, 10 are nuclear in origin and 3 are synthesized mitochondrially. The complex contains 2 cytochromes, the a and a3 cytochromes, and two copper centers, the CuA and CuB centers. In fact, the cytochrome a3 and CuB are a binuclear center and this is the site of oxygen reduction. The mechanism of action of this large complex is still an active research topic.
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Cytochrome c oxidase, a 13 sub-unit complex, EC:220.127.116.11 is the terminal oxidase in the mitochondrial electron transport chain. This family is composed of the potentially heme-binding subunit IVb of the oxidase.
Carrero-Valenzuela RD, Quan F, Lightowlers R, Kennaway NG, Litt M, Forte M; , Gene 1991;102:229-236.: Human cytochrome c oxidase subunit VIb: characterization and mapping of a multigene family. PUBMED:1651883 EPMC:1651883
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InterPro entry IPR003213
Cytochrome c oxidase ( EC ) is an oligomeric enzymatic complex that is a component of the respiratory chain complex and is involved in the transfer of electrons from cytochrome c to oxygen [ PUBMED:6307356 ]. In eukaryotes this enzyme complex is located in the mitochondrial inner membrane; in aerobic prokaryotes it is found in the plasma membrane.
In eukaryotes, in addition to the three large subunits, I, II and III, that form the catalytic centre of the enzyme complex, there are a variable number of small polypeptide subunits. One of these subunits is the potentially haem-binding subunit, VIb, which is encoded in the nucleus [ PUBMED:11136449 ]. Subunit VIb is one of three mammalian subunits that lacks a transmembrane region. It is located on the cytosolic side of the membrane and helps form the dimer interface with the corresponding subunit on the other monomer complex [ PUBMED:12874793 , PUBMED:16364442 ].
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|Cellular component||respiratory chain complex IV (GO:0045277)|
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This family is a member of clan CHCH (CL0351), which has the following description:
The conserved [coiled coil 1]-[helix 1]-[coiled coil 2]-[helix 2] domain (CHCH domain) superfamily members include NADH-ubiquinone oxidoreductases, some cytochrome oxidases and yeast mitochondrial ribosomal proteins. Within each helix of the CHCH domain there are two cysteines present in a C-X9-C motif.
The clan contains the following 8 members:CHCH Cmc1 COX17 COX6B CX9C MTCP1 NDUF_B7 Ndufs5
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_9188 (release 5.2)|
|Author:||Mian N , Bateman A|
|Number in seed:||57|
|Number in full:||3590|
|Average length of the domain:||66.6 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||31 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||54.45 %|
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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 61295632 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||20|
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