Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004322 - ferroxidase activity

Synonyms: Fe(II):oxygen oxidoreductase activity, ferro:O2 oxidoreductase activity, ferroxidase, iron II:oxygen oxidoreductase activity, iron(II): oxygen oxidoreductase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: 4 Fe2+ + 4 H+ + O2 = 4 Fe3+ + 2 H2O.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016724 - oxidoreductase activity, oxidizing metal ions, oxygen as acceptor

Term Members:
bacterioferritin monomer (bfr) ,
ferritin iron storage protein (ftnA)

Unification Links: GO:0004322

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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