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  Domain Name: catalase_clade_2
Clade 2 of the heme-binding enzyme catalase. Catalase is a ubiquitous enzyme found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, which is involved in the protection of cells from the toxic effects of peroxides. It catalyzes the conversion of hydrogen peroxide to water and molecular oxygen. Catalases also utilize hydrogen peroxide to oxidize various substrates such as alcohol or phenols. Clade 2 catalases are mostly found in bacteria and fungi; they have a large subunit size of 75 to 84 kDa, and bind a heme d group buried deep inside the structure. They appear to form tetramers. In eukaryotic cells, catalases are located in peroxisomes.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 1
Total Disease Mutations Found: 0
This domain occurred 1 times on human genes (2 proteins).

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Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

Domain Position:  

Feature Name:Total Found:
heme binding pocket
tetramer interface

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Please Cite: Peterson, T.A., Adadey, A., Santana-Cruz ,I., Sun, Y., Winder A, Kann, M.G., (2010) DMDM: Domain Mapping of Disease Mutations. Bioinformatics 26 (19), 2458-2459.

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