Enzymatic Mechanism of Leishmania major Peroxidase and the Critical Role of Specific Ionic Interactions.


Leishmania major peroxidase (LmP) is very similar to the well-known yeast cytochrome c peroxidase (CcP). Both enzymes catalyze the peroxidation of cytochrome c. Like CcP, LmP reacts with H2O2 to form Compound I, which consists of a ferryl heme and a Trp radical, Fe(IV)═O;Trp(•+). Cytochrome c (Cytc) reduces the Trp radical to give Compound II, Fe(IV)═O;Trp… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.5b00338


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