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- Isupov, Michail N., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- FEBS letters 2013 v.587 pp. 3633-3639
- crystal structure; cytochrome P-450; electron transfer; genes; horizontal gene transfer; humans; hydrophobicity; spectral analysis; transport proteins; viruses; yeasts
- ... Cytochrome b5 is a ubiquitous electron transport protein. The sequenced viral OtV-2 genome, which infects Ostreococcus tauri, was predicted to encode a putative cytochrome b5 enzyme. Using purified OtV-2 cytochrome b5 we confirm this protein has identical spectral properties to purified human cytochrome b5 and additionally that the viral enzyme can substitute for yeast cytochrome b5 in yeast cytoc ...