IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: iron—cytochrome-c reductase

Reaction: ferrocytochrome c + Fe3+ = ferricytochrome c + Fe2+

Other name(s): iron-cytochrome c reductase

Systematic name: ferrocytochrome-c:Fe3+ oxidoreductase

Comments: An iron protein.

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1. Yates, M.G. and Nason, A. Electron transport systems of the chemoautotroph Ferrobacillus ferrooxidans. II. Purification and properties of a heat-labile iron-cytochrome c reductase. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 4872-4880. [PMID: 4288725]

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