• Official Full Name
  • mitochondrially encoded cytochrome c oxidase II
  • Background
  • Cytochrome c oxidase is the component of the respiratory chain that catalyzes the reduction of oxygen to water. Subunits 1-3 form the functional core of the enzyme complex. Subunit 2 transfers the electrons from cytochrome c via its binuclear copper A center to the bimetallic center of the catalytic subunit 1.
  • Synonyms
  • MT-CO2; mitochondrially encoded cytochrome c oxidase II; cytochrome c oxidase II , MTCO2; cytochrome c oxidase subunit II; CO2; COX2; COII; COX2_HUMAN; COXII; Cytochrome c oxidase II; Cytochrome c oxidase polypeptide II; Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 2; MS405; MS419; MT CO2; MTCO2