Peroxynitrite is reduced to nitrite by AhpC

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-1222431
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
Related Species
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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AhpC is an unusual peroxiredoxin - it has three cysteine residues that participate in the reduction of toxic peroxynitrite to nitrite. In a second step, another thioredoxin or the reductase chain AhpD/DlaT/Lpd is needed for reactivation (Guimaraes et al. 2005).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
15886207 Structure and mechanism of the alkyl hydroperoxidase AhpC, a key element of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis defense system against oxidative stress

GuimarĂ£es, BG, Souchon, H, HonorĂ©, N, Saint-Joanis, B, Brosch, R, Shepard, W, Cole, ST, Alzari, PM

J Biol Chem 2005
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Title
peroxiredoxin activity of AhpC hexamer [cytosol]
Physical Entity
Activity
Disease
Name Identifier Synonyms
tuberculosis 399 tuberculous abscess, Tuberculoma (finding), tuberculoma
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