iron-sulfur protein

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i·ron-sul·fur pro·tein

protein containing one or more iron atoms that are linked to sulfur bridges and/or sulfur of cysteinyl residues; for example, some proteins in the electron transport pathway.
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Lill, "The role of mitochondria in cellular iron-sulfur protein biogenesis: mechanisms, connected processes, and diseases," Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, vol.
Topics include macromolecular modeling with Rosetta, protein interaction networks, structural biology of the tumor suppressor p53, maturation of iron-sulfur proteins in eukaryotes, and cystic fibrosis therapies based on CFTR function.
It has been difficult to determine the phylogeny of the genes that encode Fe-hydrogenase and PFOR, because these iron-sulfur proteins are absent from mitochondria, [alpha]-proteobacteria, and most other eubacteria.