Semiquinone reacts with oxygen

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R-HSA-6799733
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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Semiquinone spontaneously reacts with oxygen to revert to a quinone state and produces superoxide anion (Oppermann 2007, Porte et al. 2009).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
17009925 Carbonyl reductases: the complex relationships of mammalian carbonyl- and quinone-reducing enzymes and their role in physiology

Oppermann, U

Annu. Rev. Pharmacol. Toxicol. 2007
19349281 Three-dimensional structure and enzymatic function of proapoptotic human p53-inducible quinone oxidoreductase PIG3

Porté, S, Valencia, E, Yakovtseva, EA, Borràs, E, Shafqat, N, Debreczeny, JE, Pike, AC, Oppermann, U, Farrés, J, Fita, I, Parés, X

J. Biol. Chem. 2009
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