The structural flexibility of ferric cytochrome c

@article{Otiko1980TheSF,
  title={The structural flexibility of ferric cytochrome c},
  author={Gabriel Otiko and Peter J. Sadler},
  journal={FEBS Letters},
  year={1980},
  volume={116}
}
In the eukaryotic mitochondrial respiratory chain, cytochrome c transfers electrons from a reductase complex to cytochrome oxidase, the terminal component which reduces molecular oxygen to water. Cytochrome c is a haem protein containing about 103 amino acids. The haem group is covalently attached to the protein via thioether linkages to one of its edges from Cys 14 and Cys 17, and the iron itself is further coordinated in its fifth and sixth positions to S from Met 80 and N from His 18 [ 11… 
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