ENZYME entry: EC 22.214.171.124
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|eukaryotic sulfide quinone oxidoreductase.
|a quinone + glutathione + H(+) + hydrogen sulfide <=> a quinol + S-sulfanylglutathione|
- This eukaryotic enzyme, located at the inner mitochondrial membrane,
catalyzes the first step in the metabolism of sulfide.
- While both sulfite and glutathione have been shown to act as sulfane
sulfur acceptors in vitro, it is thought that the latter acts as the
main acceptor in vivo.
- The electrons are transferred via FAD and quinones to the electron
- Unlike the bacterial homolog (EC 126.96.36.199), which repeats the
catalytic cycle without releasing the product, producing a
polysulfide, the eukaryotic enzyme transfers the persulfide to an
acceptor at the end of each catalytic cycle.
|PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles||188.8.131.52|
|KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature||184.108.40.206|
|IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature||220.127.116.11|
|MEDLINE||Find literature relating to 18.104.22.168|
|Rhea expert-curated reactions||22.214.171.124|
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