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CHAPTER 7

The Sulfite Oxidase Family of Molybdenum Enzymes

The sulfite oxidase enzyme superfamily is a large enzyme family of molybdenum-containing enzymes dominated by bacterial systems. Most of the characterized representatives of this enzyme family convert S- or N-containing substrates, and at least one of the four established major subgroups within the SO enzyme family actually contains enzymes catalyzing a reductive rather than an oxidative reaction. Here we summarize current knowledge of the phylogeny, enzymatic reactions, cellular functions and types of enzymes contained in this major family of molybdenum-containing enzymes.

Print publication date: 28 Sep 2016
Copyright year: 2017
Print ISBN: 978-1-78262-089-1
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-391-5
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78262-881-1
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From the book series:
Metallobiology