Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004325 - ferrochelatase activity

Synonyms: ferro-protoporphyrin chelatase activity, heme synthase activity, heme synthetase activity, iron chelatase activity, protoheme ferro-lyase (protoporphyrin-forming), protoheme ferro-lyase activity, protoheme ferrolyase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: protoheme = Fe(2+) + protoporphyrin IX.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016829 - lyase activity

Child Classes:
GO:0051266 - sirohydrochlorin ferrochelatase activity (1)

Term Members:
CysG ,
ferrochelatase (hemH)

Unification Links: GO:0004325

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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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