KEGG   ENZYME: 1.9.6.1Help
Entry
EC 1.9.6.1                  Enzyme                                 

Name
nitrate reductase (cytochrome);
respiratory nitrate reductase;
benzyl viologen-nitrate reductase
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on a heme group of donors;
With a nitrogenous group as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
ferrocytochrome:nitrate oxidoreductase
Reaction(IUBMB)
2 ferrocytochrome + 2 H+ + nitrate = 2 ferricytochrome + nitrite [RN:R03071]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
ferrocytochrome [CPD:C00924];
H+ [CPD:C00080];
nitrate [CPD:C00244]
Product
ferricytochrome [CPD:C00923];
nitrite [CPD:C00088]
History
EC 1.9.6.1 created 1961
Pathway
Nitrogen metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:13412117]
  Authors
SADANA JC, MCELROY WD.
  Title
Nitrate reductase from Achromobacter fischeri; purification and properties:  function of flavines and cytochrome.
  Journal
Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 67 (1957) 16-34.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
9029-42-9

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