Frataxin homolog, mitochondrial - Q07540 (FRDA_YEAST)


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  • Number of PDB entries for Q07540: 5
Promotes the biosynthesis of heme as well as the assembly and repair of iron-sulfur clusters by delivering Fe(2+) to proteins involved in these pathways. Plays a role in the protection against iron-catalyzed oxidative stress through its ability to catalyze the oxidation of Fe(2+) to Fe(3+). Can store large amounts of the metal in the form of a ferrihydrite mineral by oligomerization. May be involved in regulation of the mitochondrial electron transport chain. (data source: UniProt  )
Catalytic Activity

4 Fe2+ + 4 H+ + O2 = 4 Fe3+ + 2 H2O.

(data source: UniProt  )
Subunit structure
Monomer; increments in mitochondrial iron uptake induce stepwise assembly of species ranging from trimers to 24-mers. Interacts with ISU1. Interacts with YHB1, SDH1, SDH2, AIM45 and CIR1. (data source: UniProt  )
This protein in other organisms (by gene name):
Organism (common name): Baker's yeast
Other Gene names: YFH1 YDL120W
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