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  • McGlynn, P.; Hunter, C.N.
    Genetic analysis of the bchC and bchA genes of Rhodobacter sphaeroides (1993), Mol. Gen. Genet., 236, 227-234.
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Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Cereibacter sphaeroides Q02431
Cereibacter sphaeroides DSM 158 Q02431


Synonyms Comment Organism
Cereibacter sphaeroides
Cereibacter sphaeroides

General Information

General Information Comment Organism
physiological function the bchA locus contains three genes bchX, Y and Z, which are essential for the reduction of 2-devinyl-2-hydroxyethyl chlorophyllide a. BchX may supply electrons for reduction of 2-devinyl-2-hydroxyethyl chlorophyllide a Cereibacter sphaeroides