HEM15 protein (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) - STRING interaction network
"HEM15" - Ferrochelatase, a mitochondrial inner membrane protein, catalyzes the insertion of ferrous iron into protoporphyrin IX, the eighth and final step in the heme biosynthetic pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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HEM15Ferrochelatase, a mitochondrial inner membrane protein, catalyzes the insertion of ferrous iron into protoporphyrin IX, the eighth and final step in the heme biosynthetic pathway; Catalyzes the ferrous insertion into protoporphyrin IX (393 aa)    
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Protoporphyrinogen oxidase, a mitochondrial enzyme that catalyzes the seventh step in the heme biosynthetic pathway, converting protoporphyrinogen IX to protoporphyrin IX; inhibited by diphenyl ether-type herbicides; Catalyzes the 6-electron oxidation of protoporphyrinogen-IX to form protoporphyrin-IX (539 aa)
Mitochondrial matrix iron chaperone; oxidizes and stores iron; interacts with Isu1p to promote Fe-S cluster assembly; mutation results in multiple Fe/S-dependent enzyme deficiencies; human frataxin homolog is mutated in Friedrich’s ataxia; Promotes the biosynthesis of heme as well as the assembly and repair of iron-sulfur clusters by delivering Fe(2+) to proteins involved in these pathways. Plays a role in the protection against iron-catalyzed oxidative stress through its ability to catalyze the oxidation of Fe(2+) to Fe(3+). Can store large amounts of the metal in the form of a ferrih [...] (174 aa)
Heme A-farnesyltransferase, catalyzes the first step in the conversion of protoheme to the heme A prosthetic group required for cytochrome c oxidase activity; human ortholog is associated with mitochondrial disorders; Converts protoheme IX and farnesyl diphosphate to heme O (462 aa)
Cytochrome c1 heme lyase, involved in maturation of cytochrome c1, which is a subunit of the mitochondrial ubiquinol-cytochrome-c reductase; links heme covalently to apocytochrome c1; Involved in the final maturation of cytochrome c1, it links covalently the heme group to the apoprotein (224 aa)
Cytochrome c heme lyase (holocytochrome c synthase), attaches heme to apo-cytochrome c (Cyc1p or Cyc7p) in the mitochondrial intermembrane space; human ortholog may have a role in microphthalmia with linear skin defects (MLS); Links covalently the heme group to the apoprotein of cytochrome c (269 aa)
Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase, catalyzes the fifth step in the heme biosynthetic pathway; localizes to both the cytoplasm and nucleus; a hem12 mutant has phenotypes similar to patients with porphyria cutanea tarda; Catalyzes the decarboxylation of four acetate groups of uroporphyrinogen-III to yield coproporphyrinogen-III (362 aa)
Coproporphyrinogen III oxidase, an oxygen requiring enzyme that catalyzes the sixth step in the heme biosynthetic pathway; transcription is repressed by oxygen and heme (via Rox1p and Hap1p); Involved in the heme biosynthesis. Catalyzes the aerobic oxidative decarboxylation of propionate groups of rings A and B of coproporphyrinogen-III to yield the vinyl groups in protoporphyrinogen-IX (By similarity) (328 aa)
Aminolevulinate dehydratase, a homo-octameric enzyme, catalyzes the conversion of 5-aminolevulinate to porphobilinogen, the second step in heme biosynthesis; enzymatic activity is zinc-dependent; localizes to the cytoplasm and nucleus; Catalyzes an early step in the biosynthesis of tetrapyrroles. Binds two molecules of 5-aminolevulinate per subunit, each at a distinct site, and catalyzes their condensation to form porphobilinogen (342 aa)
Porphobilinogen deaminase, catalyzes the conversion of 4-porphobilinogen to hydroxymethylbilane, the third step in heme biosynthesis; localizes to the cytoplasm and nucleus; expression is regulated by Hap2p-Hap3p, but not by levels of heme; Tetrapolymerization of the monopyrrole PBG into the hydroxymethylbilane pre-uroporphyrinogen in several discrete steps (327 aa)
5-aminolevulinate synthase, catalyzes the first step in the heme biosynthetic pathway; an N-terminal signal sequence is required for localization to the mitochondrial matrix; expression is regulated by Hap2p-Hap3p; Catalyzes the synthesis of 5-aminolevulinate (ALA) from succinyl-CoA and glycine, the first and rate-limiting step in heme biosynthesis (548 aa)
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Saccharomyces cerevisiae
NCBI taxonomy Id: 4932
Other names: Candida robusta, Pachytichospora, S. cerevisiae, Saccharomyces, Saccharomyces capensis, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Saccharomyces italicus, Saccharomyces oviformis, Saccharomyces uvarum var. melibiosus, lager beer yeast, yeast
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