BfrA stores iron

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-1562604
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
Related Species
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Mtb bacterioferritin BfrA oxidises Fe2+ to Fe3+, migrates them to its centre, and collects thousands of them as FeO(OH) in the central mineral core from which they can be later remobilised (Reddy et al. 2012).

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Catalyst Activity

ferroxidase activity of BfrA complex [cytosol]

Disease
Name Identifier Synonyms
tuberculosis DOID:399 tuberculous abscess, Tuberculoma (finding), tuberculoma
Cross References
Rhea
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