ENZYME entry: EC 1.7.1.6

Accepted Name
Azobenzene reductase.
Alternative Name(s)
Azo reductase.
Azo-dye reductase.
Azoreductase.
Dibromopropylaminophenylazobenzoic azoreductase.
Dimethylaminobenzene reductase.
Methyl red azoreductase.
N,N-dimethyl-4-phenylazoaniline azoreductase.
NAD(P)H:1-(4'-sulfophenylazo)-2-naphthol oxidoreductase.
NADPH-dependent azoreductase.
NADPH:4-(dimethylamino)azobenzene oxidoreductase.
NC-reductase.
New coccine (NC)-reductase.
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (phosphate) azoreductase.
Orange I azoreductase.
Orange II azoreductase.
p-aminoazobenzene reductase.
p-dimethylaminoazobenzene azoreductase.
Reaction catalysed
N,N-dimethyl-1,4-phenylenediamine + aniline + 2 NADP(+) <=> 4-(dimethylamino)azobenzene + 2 NADPH
Comment(s)
  • The reaction occurs in the reverse direction to that shown above.
  • Other azo dyes, such as Methyl Red, Rocceline, Solar Orange and Sumifix Black B can also be reduced.
  • Formerly EC 1.6.6.7.
Cross-references
BRENDA1.7.1.6
EC2PDB1.7.1.6
ExplorEnz1.7.1.6
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.7.1.6
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.7.1.6
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.7.1.6
IntEnz1.7.1.6
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 1.7.1.6
MetaCyc1.7.1.6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q9FAW5, AZRB_BACOY

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