Literature associating MT-CO2 and parasitic protozoa infectious disease
Mitochondrially encoded cytochrome c oxidase II; Cytochrome c oxidase is the component of the respiratory chain that catalyzes the reduction of oxygen to water. Subunits 1- 3 form the functional core of the enzyme complex. Subunit 2 transfers the electrons from cytochrome c via its binuclear copper A center to the bimetallic center of the catalytic subunit 1.
Synonyms: MT-CO2, COX2, B2YKU2, COII, COX2p ...