Information on EC 4.98.1.1 - protoporphyrin ferrochelatase

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EC Tree
     4 Lyases
         4.98 ATP-independent chelatases
             4.98.1 Forming coordination complexes
                4.98.1.1 protoporphyrin ferrochelatase
IUBMB Comments
The enzyme catalyses the terminal step in the heme biosynthesis pathways of eukaryotes and Gram-negative bacteria. The reaction is catalysed only in the reverse direction.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Reaction Schemes
Synonyms
frataxin, ferrochelatase, heme synthetase, heme synthase, hem15, hemh1, hemh2, ppix ferrochelatase, type ii ferrochelatase, ferrochelatase 1, more
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
protoheme + 2 H+ = protoporphyrin + Fe2+
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PATHWAY SOURCE
PATHWAYS