Summary: Ethylbenzene dehydrogenase
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Eythylbenzene dehydrogenase is a heterotrimer of three subunits that catalyses the anaerobic degradation of hydrocarbons. The alpha subunit contains the catalytic centre as a Molybdenum cofactor-complex. This removes an electron-pair from the hydrocarbon and passes it along an electron transport system involving iron-sulphur complexes held in the beta subunit and a Haem b molecule contained in the gamma subunit. The electron-pair is then subsequently passed to an as yet unknown receiver . The enzyme is found in a variety of different bacteria.
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InterPro entry IPR019020
This entry represents a haem-binding domain found in cytochromes b558/566 (subunit A), c-551 and c-552, as well as in members of the type-II members of the microbial dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO) reductase family.
The DMSO reductase family is a large and rapidly expanding group of enzymes found in bacteria and archaea that share a common form of molybdenum cofactor known as bis(molybdopterin guanine dinucleotide)Mo [PUBMED:15311335]. In addition to the molybdopterin subunit, these enzymes also contain an iron-sulphur subunit. These include two distinct but very closely related periplasmic proteins of anaerobic respiration: selenate reductase and chlorate reductase [PUBMED:15866716]. Other proteins containing this subunit include dimethyl sulphide dehydrogenase and ethylbenzene dehydrogenase [PUBMED:11294876, PUBMED:12067345, PUBMED:16030201].
One member of the DMSO reductase family is eythylbenzene dehydrogenase, which is a heterotrimer of three subunits that catalyses the anaerobic degradation of hydrocarbons (alpha, beta and gamma subunits). This entry matches the gamma subunit, whose structure is known [PUBMED:16962969]. The alpha subunit contains the catalytic centre as a Molybdenum cofactor-complex. This removes an electron-pair from the hydrocarbon and passes it along an electron transport system involving iron-sulphur complexes held in the beta subunit and a Haem b molecule contained in the gamma subunit. The electron-pair is then subsequently passed to an as yet unknown receiver. The enzyme is found in a variety of different bacteria.
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|Molecular function||heme binding (GO:0020037)|
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|Average length of the domain:||238.40 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||19 %|
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