Function and structure of complex II of the respiratory chain.

  title={Function and structure of complex II of the respiratory chain.},
  author={Gary Cecchini},
  journal={Annual review of biochemistry},
  • G. Cecchini
  • Published 28 November 2003
  • Biology, Chemistry
  • Annual review of biochemistry
Complex II is the only membrane-bound component of the Krebs cycle and in addition functions as a member of the electron transport chain in mitochondria and in many bacteria. A recent X-ray structural solution of members of the complex II family of proteins has provided important insights into their function. One feature of the complex II structures is a linear electron transport chain that extends from the flavin and iron-sulfur redox cofactors in the membrane extrinsic domain to the quinone… 

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