Enzyme Details

 EC Classification 1.7.2.1
 Enzyme name
(recommended)
nitrite reductase (NO-forming)
 Alternative names cd-cytochrome nitrite reductase
nitric-oxide:ferricytochrome-c oxidoreductase
[nitrite reductase (cytochrome)] [misleading, see comments.]
cytochrome c-551:O2, NO2+ oxidoreductase
cytochrome cd
cytochrome cd1
hydroxylamine (acceptor) reductase
methyl viologen-nitrite reductase
nitrite reductase (cytochrome
NO-forming)
 Classification
Oxidoreductases
Acting on other nitrogenous compounds as donors
With a cytochrome as acceptor
 Catalyses reactions
O2 + 4 Ferrocytochrome c2 <-> 2 H2O + 4 Ferricytochrome c2
2 H2O + 2 Nitric oxide + Acceptor <-> 2 Nitrite + Reduced acceptor
H2O + Ferricytochrome c + Nitric oxide <-> 2 H+ + Ferrocytochrome c + Nitrite
H2O + Nitric oxide + Ferricytochrome c2 <-> 2 H+ + Ferrocytochrome c2 + Nitrite
H2O + Nitric oxide + Oxidized azurin <-> 2 H+ + Nitrite + Reduced azurin
2 H+ + Nitrite + Reduced pseudoazurin <-> H2O + Nitric oxide + Oxidized pseudoazurin
 External links Expasy
KEGG
BRENDA
IntEnz (EBI)
IUBMB
Reactome
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