ENZYME entry: EC 1.17.7.2

Accepted Name
7-hydroxymethyl chlorophyll a reductase.
Reaction catalysed
7(1)-hydroxychlorophyllide a + 2 reduced ferredoxin + 2 H(+) <=> chlorophyll a + 2 oxidized ferredoxin + H(2)O
Cofactor(s)
FAD; Iron-sulfur.
Comment(s)
This enzyme, which is present in plant chloroplasts, carries out the second step in the conversion of chlorophyll b to chlorophyll a (cf. EC 1.1.1.294).
Cross-references
BRENDA1.17.7.2
EC2PDB1.17.7.2
ExplorEnz1.17.7.2
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.17.7.2
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.17.7.2
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.17.7.2
IntEnz1.17.7.2
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 1.17.7.2
MetaCyc1.17.7.2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q8GS60, HCAR_ARATH;  Q7XTG7, HCAR_ORYSJ;  

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