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Primary Information

BoMiProt ID Bomi23
Protein Name Xanthine dehydrogenase/oxidase
Organism Bos taurus
Uniprot IDP80457
Milk FractionWhey
Ref Sequence ID NP_776397.1
Aminoacid Length 1332
Molecular Weight 146790
FASTA Sequence Download
Gene Name XDH
Gene ID 280960
Protein Existence Status Reviewed: Experimental evidence at protein level

Secondary Information

Presence in other biological fluids/tissue/cells Blood, heart, liver, intestine, endothelial cells and at the luminal surface of rat liver sinusoidal endothelial cells,
Protein Function catalyzes the oxidation of hypoxanthine to xanthine and xanthine to uric acid; source of superoxide ion, hydrogen peroxide, and nitric oxide, which can function as second messengers in the activation of various pathways; may induce mutagenesis, cell proliferation, and tumor progression, but they are also associated with apoptosis and cell differentiation; XOR activity generates free radicals and other oxidant reactive species resulting in either harmful or beneficial outcomes; modulate endothelial function and arteriolar tone; may be cytotoxic
Biochemical Properties Represents more than 8% of the intrinsic protein in MFGM;homodimer; oxidizes in the presence of NAD+ or NADP+ as electron acceptors; bacterial XDHs usually show better catalytic activity and thermal stability than eukaryotic XDHs but both display optimum catalytic activity at nearly neutral pH and relatively low temperatures, and very limit pH-activity range; mammalian enzyme exists in two interconvertible forms, xanthine dehydrogenase and xanthine oxidase; can be interconverted reversibly by sulphide reagents or irreversibly by proteolysis; specificity is low for methylene blue and 2.6-dichlorophenolindophenol, ferricyanide, and many quinones; inactive forms are demolybdo or desulfo; XOR inhibitors are allopurinol, oxypurinol or analogues
Significance in milk Antimicrobial activity; natural antibiotic; encourages breas-feeding in infants; generates hydrogen peroxide
PTMs Bovine XOR is not glycosylated; human XO is N-glycosylated; goat MFGM XO contains sialic acids in O-linked glycosylation
Site(s) of PTM(s)

N-glycosylation, O-glycosylation,
SCOP Class : All alpha proteins
Fold : SWIRM/ISPC-type 4-helical bundle
Superfamily : CO dehydrogenase ISP C-domain like
Family : CO dehydrogenase ISP C-domain like
Domain Name : 1VDV A:93-165

Class : Alpha and beta proteins (a+b)
Fold : beta-Grasp
Superfamily : 2Fe-2S ferredoxin-like
Family : 2Fe-2S ferredoxin domains from multidomain proteins
Domain Name : 1VDV A:3-92

Class : Alpha and beta proteins (a+b)
Fold : alpha/beta-Hammerhead
Superfamily : CO dehydrogenase molybdoprotein N-domain-like
Family : CO dehydrogenase molybdoprotein N-domain-like
Domain Name : 1VDV A:537-694

Class : Alpha and beta proteins (a+b)
Fold : GSR C-terminal domain-like
Superfamily : CO dehydrogenase flavoprotein C-terminal domain-like
Family : CO dehydrogenase flavoprotein C-terminal domain-like
Domain Name : 1VDV A:415-528

Class : Alpha and beta proteins (a+b)
Fold : Molybdenum cofactor-binding domain
Superfamily : Molybdenum cofactor-binding domain
Family : Molybdenum cofactor-binding domain
Domain Name : 1VDV A:695-1332

CATH Matched CATH superfamily
Predicted Disorder Regions (166-191)
DisProt Annotation
TM Helix Prediction No TM helices
PDB ID 1fiq, 1fo4, 1n5x, 1v97, 1vdv, 3am9, 3amz, 3ax7, 3ax9, 3b9j, 3bdj, 3etr, 3eub, 3nrz, 3ns1, 3nvv, 3nvw, 3nvy, 3nvz, 3sr6, 3una, 3unc, 3uni,
Additional Comments XOR activity is upreglated in ischaemia that increases ROS; XOR production increases in brain meningitis;
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