Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004601 - peroxidase activity

Synonyms: GO:0016685, GO:0016686, GO:0016687, GO:0016693, donor:hydrogen-peroxide oxidoreductase activity, oxyperoxidase activity, peroxidase reaction

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: donor + hydrogen peroxide = oxidized donor + 2 H2O.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016209 - antioxidant activity ,
GO:0016684 - oxidoreductase activity, acting on peroxide as acceptor

Child Classes:
GO:0004096 - catalase activity (3) ,
GO:0004130 - cytochrome-c peroxidase activity (1) ,
GO:0004602 - glutathione peroxidase activity (1) ,
GO:0008379 - thioredoxin peroxidase activity (3)

Term Members:
catalase II (katE) ,
thiol peroxidase (bcp) ,
lipid hydroperoxide peroxidase (tpx) ,
disulfide reductase / organic hydroperoxide reductase (yghU) ,
glutathione S-transferase (yfcF) ,
disulfide bond reductase (yfcG) ,
porphyrinogen peroxidase (yfeX) ,
hybrid-cluster protein (hcp) ,
predicted cytochrome C peroxidase (yhjA) ,
heme-containing peroxidase/deferrochelatase (efeB) ,
osmotically inducible peroxiredoxin (osmC) ,
alkyl hydroperoxide reductase, AhpC component ,
hydroperoxidase I (katG)

Unification Links: GO:0004601

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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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