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Information on EC - plastoquinol-plastocyanin reductase

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Contains two b-type cytochromes, two c-type cytochromes (cn and f), and a [2Fe-2S] Rieske cluster. The enzyme plays a key role in photosynthesis, transferring electrons from photosystem II (EC to photosystem I (EC Cytochrome c-552 can act as acceptor instead of plastocyanin, but more slowly. In chloroplasts, protons are translocated through the thylakoid membrane from the stroma to the lumen. The mechanism occurs through the Q cycle as in EC, quinol---cytochrome-c reductase (complex III) and involves electron bifurcation.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota, Archaea
Cyt b6 f, Cyt b6f complex, Cyt f complex, cytochrome b(6)f complex, cytochrome b6 f, cytochrome b6 f complex, cytochrome b6-f complex, cytochrome b6/f complex, cytochrome b6f, cytochrome b6f /Rieske Fe-S protein, more
plastoquinol + 2 oxidized plastocyanin + 2 H+[side 1] = plastoquinone + 2 reduced plastocyanin + 4 H+[side 2]
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