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ENZYME entry: EC 1.7.99.4

Accepted Name
Nitrate reductase.
Alternative Name(s)
Respiratory nitrate reductase.
Reaction catalysed
Nitrite + acceptor <=> nitrate + reduced acceptor
Comment(s)
  • The Pseudomonas enzyme is a cytochrome, but the enzyme from Micrococcus halodenitrificans is an iron protein containing molybdenum.
  • Reduced benzyl viologen and other dyes bring about the reduction of nitrate.
Cross-references
PROSITEPDOC00392
BRENDA1.7.99.4
EC2PDB1.7.99.4
ExplorEnz1.7.99.4
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.7.99.4
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.7.99.4
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.7.99.4
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Rhea expert-curated reactions1.7.99.4

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