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Curr Opin Struct Biol. 1996 Aug;6(4):460-6.

Cytochrome c oxidase.

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  • 1Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysik, Abteilung für Molekulare Membranbiologie, Heinrich-Hoffmann-Strasse 7, 60528 Frankfurt, Germany. osti@argon.mpibp.uni-frankfurt.de

Abstract

Within the past year, the structures of the cytochrome c oxidase from the soil bacterium Paracoccus denitrificans and of the metal centers of the cytochrome c oxidase from bovine heart mitochondria, both determined at 2.8 A resolution by X-ray crystallography, have been reported. The structures form a basis for understanding the mechanism of this redox-coupled transmembrane proton pump, which is the key component of the respiratory chain of most aerobic organisms.

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