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Information on EC 1.11.1.22 - hydroperoxy fatty acid reductase

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     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.11 Acting on a peroxide as acceptor
             1.11.1 Peroxidases
                1.11.1.22 hydroperoxy fatty acid reductase
IUBMB Comments
The enzyme, characterized from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803, can reduce unsaturated fatty acid hydroperoxides and alkyl hydroperoxides. The enzyme, which utilizes NADPH generated by the photosynthetic electron transfer system, protects the cells from lipid peroxidation.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
glutathione peroxidase-like protein, more
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LITERATURE
a hydroperoxy fatty acid + NADPH + H+ = a hydroxy fatty acid + NADP+ + H2O
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