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  Domain Name: NOS_oxygenase_prok
Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) prokaryotic oxygenase domain. NOS produces nitric oxide (NO) by catalyzing a five-electron heme-based oxidation of a guanidine nitrogen of L-arginine to L-citrulline via two successive monooxygenation reactions producing N(omega)-hydroxy-L-arginine (NHA) as an intermediate. Nitric oxide synthases are homodimers. Most prokaryotes produce NO as a byproduct of denitrification, using a completely different set of enzymes than NOS. However, a few prokaryotes also have a NOS, consisting solely of the NOS oxygenase domain. Prokaryotic NOS binds to the substrate L-Arg, zinc, and to the cofactors heme and tetrahydrofolate.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 9
Total Disease Mutations Found: 0
This domain occurred 3 times on human genes (12 proteins).

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   Protein ID            Protein Position

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Feature Name:Total Found:
active site
dimer 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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