Cuprous oxidase activity of CueO from Escherichia coli

Satish K. Singh, Gregor Grass, Christopher Rensing, William "Bill" Montfort

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Abstract

We have found CueO from Escherichia coli to have a robust cuprous oxidase activity, severalfold higher than any homologue. These data suggest that a functional role for CueO in protecting against copper toxicity in vivo includes the removal of Cu(I).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7815-7817
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Volume186
Issue number22
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2004

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Copper
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Cuprous oxidase activity of CueO from Escherichia coli. / Singh, Satish K.; Grass, Gregor; Rensing, Christopher; Montfort, William "Bill".

In: Journal of Bacteriology, Vol. 186, No. 22, 11.2004, p. 7815-7817.

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Singh, Satish K. ; Grass, Gregor ; Rensing, Christopher ; Montfort, William "Bill". / Cuprous oxidase activity of CueO from Escherichia coli. In: Journal of Bacteriology. 2004 ; Vol. 186, No. 22. pp. 7815-7817.
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