Genomes and Genes

Species

FECH

Summary

Gene Symbol: FECH
Description: ferrochelatase
Alias: ferrochelatase, mitochondrial
Species: pig

Top Publications

  1. Chau T, Ishigaki M, Kataoka T, Taketani S. Porcine ferrochelatase: the relationship between iron-removal reaction and the conversion of heme to Zn-protoporphyrin. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2010;74:1415-20 pubmed publisher
    At the terminal step of heme biosynthesis, ferrochelatase (FECH) catalyzes the insertion of Fe2+ into protoporphyrin to form heme. It is located on the inner membrane of the mitochondria of animals...