Redox regulation: Scaffolding H2O2 signaling

July 18th, 2017 by Hadley D Sikes

Nature Chemical Biology 13, 818 (2017). doi:10.1038/nchembio.2432

Author: Hadley D Sikes

Peroxidases, rather than simply reducing H2O2 to water, also convey oxidation signals to proteins such as transcription factors. A new study reveals how a scaffold protein enables formation of a mixed disulfide between the peroxidase and a transcription factor.