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Nitrite Reductase (NAD(P)H) MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nitrite Reductase (NAD(P)H)
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.655.750.500
Unique ID
D050898
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050898
Annotation
do not confuse with NITRATE REDUCTASE (NAD(P)H)
Scope Note
An enzyme found primarily in BACTERIA and FUNGI that catalyzes the oxidation of ammonium hydroxide to nitrite. It is an iron-sulfur HEME; FLAVOPROTEIN containing siroheme and can utilize both NAD and NADP as cofactors. This enzyme was formerly classified as EC 1.6.6.4.
Entry Term(s)
Assimilatory Nitrite Reductase
NAD(P)H-Nitrite Reductase
NADH-Dependent Nitrite Reductase
NADH-Nitrite Oxidoreductase
NADPH-Nitrite Reductase
Nitrite Reductase (NAD(P)H(2))
Nitrite Reductase (Reduced Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (Phosphate))
Registry Number
EC 1.7.1.4
Related Numbers
9029-29-2
Public MeSH Note
2006; NITRITE REDUCTASE (NAD(P)H) was indexed under NITRITE REDUCTASES 1981-2004
History Note
2006(1981)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2009/07/15
Nitrite Reductase (NAD(P)H) Preferred
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