Accepted name: mycoredoxin
Reaction: arseno-mycothiol + mycoredoxin = arsenite + mycothiol-mycoredoxin disulfide
Glossary: mycothiol = 1-O-[2-(N2-acetyl-L-cysteinamido)-2-deoxy-α-D-glucopyranosyl]-1D-myo-inositol
Other name(s): Mrx1; MrxI
Systematic name: arseno-mycothiol:mycoredoxin oxidoreductase
Comments: Reduction of arsenate is part of a defense mechanism of the cell against toxic arsenate. The substrate arseno-mycothiol is formed by EC (arsenate:mycothiol transferase). A second mycothiol recycles mycoredoxin and forms mycothione.
1.  Ordonez, E., Van Belle, K., Roos, G., De Galan, S., Letek, M., Gil, J.A., Wyns, L., Mateos, L.M. and Messens, J. Arsenate reductase, mycothiol, and mycoredoxin concert thiol/disulfide exchange. J. Biol. Chem. 284 (2009) 15107–15116. [PMID: 19286650]
[EC created 2010]