8CAT Oxidoreductase date Nov 15, 1984
title The Nadph Binding Site On Beef Liver Catalase
authors M.R.N.Murthy, T.J.Reid Iii, A.Sicignano, N.Tanaka, I.Fita, M.G.Ro
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Molecule: Catalase
Chain: A, B
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Bos Taurus
Organism_common: Cattle
Organism_taxid: 9913
symmetry Space Group: P 32 2 1
R_factor 0.191 R_Free NULL
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
142.000 142.000 103.700 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.50 Å
ligand HEM, NDP enzyme Oxidoreductase E.C. BRENDA
note 8CAT (Molecule of the Month:pdb57)supersedes 3CAT, 1CAT
related structures by homologous chain: 1F4J, 7CAT
A, B
  • catalase activity
  • peroxidase activity

  • Primary referenceThe NADPH binding site on beef liver catalase., Fita I, Rossmann MG, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1985 Mar;82(6):1604-8. PMID:3856839
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