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GO:0008940 nitrate reductase activity

Term Information

ID GO:0008940
Name nitrate reductase activity
Ontology Molecular Function
Definition Catalysis of the reaction: nitrite + acceptor = nitrate + reduced acceptor.
GONUTS GO:0008940 Wiki Page

Synonyms

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Type Synonym
narrow respiratory nitrate reductase activity
exact nitrite:acceptor oxidoreductase
exact nitrite:(acceptor) oxidoreductase
exact nitrate reductase (acceptor)

Annotation Guidance

Usage of this term is subject to the following annotation guidelines:
Annotation Guidelines
Annotating to catalytic activities using the IPI evidence codeLink
Describing enzyme functions that catalyse multi-stage reactionsLink

Cross-references

Database ID
EC 1.7.99.4
InterPro IPR003816
InterPro IPR006468
InterPro IPR006547
InterPro IPR010051
MetaCyc NITRATREDUCT-RXN
RHEA 21071

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0008940:
Relationship To GO:0008940 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:1903264 nitrate reductase activity involved in anaerobic electron transport chain
Is a GO:0009703 nitrate reductase (NADH) activity
Is a GO:0050463 nitrate reductase [NAD(P)H] activity
Is a GO:0050464 nitrate reductase (NADPH) activity

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0008940. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
The table on the left is calculated using both electronic and manual-evidenced annotations, while the table on the right is calculated using only manual-evidenced annotations.
Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0008940 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0008940 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-09-16 Added XREF RHEA:21071
2010-09-15 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: nitrite + acceptor = nitrate + reduced acceptor.
2010-09-15 Deleted DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2- (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3- (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2- (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3- (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2- (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3- (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016661 (oxidoreductase activity, acting on other nitrogenous compounds as donors)
2007-12-06 Added SYNONYM nitrate reductase (acceptor)
2007-12-06 Added SYNONYM nitrite:(acceptor) oxidoreductase
2007-12-06 Added SYNONYM nitrite:acceptor oxidoreductase
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM respiratory nitrate reductase activity
2006-02-04 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2- (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3- (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2003-10-30 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2(-) (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3(-) (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2003-10-27 Added XREF MetaCyc:NITRATREDUCT-RXN
2003-03-19 Updated TERM nitrate reductase activity
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: nitrite + acceptor = nitrate + reduced acceptor.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM nitrate reductase
2001-04-03 Updated TERM nitrate reductase
2001-03-30 Added XREF EC:1.7.99.4
2001-03-30 Added TERM nitrate reductase

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2003-03-19 Updated TERM nitrate reductase activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM nitrate reductase
2001-04-03 Updated TERM nitrate reductase
2001-03-30 Added TERM nitrate reductase

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2010-09-15 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: nitrite + acceptor = nitrate + reduced acceptor.
2010-09-15 Deleted DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2- (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3- (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2- (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3- (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2- (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3- (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2007-12-06 Added SYNONYM nitrate reductase (acceptor)
2007-12-06 Added SYNONYM nitrite:(acceptor) oxidoreductase
2007-12-06 Added SYNONYM nitrite:acceptor oxidoreductase
2007-09-06 Added SYNONYM respiratory nitrate reductase activity
2006-02-04 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2- (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3- (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2003-10-30 Updated DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: NO2(-) (nitrite) + acceptor = NO3(-) (nitrate) + reduced acceptor.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION Catalysis of the reaction: nitrite + acceptor = nitrate + reduced acceptor.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016661 (oxidoreductase activity, acting on other nitrogenous compounds as donors)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-09-16 Added XREF RHEA:21071
2003-10-27 Added XREF MetaCyc:NITRATREDUCT-RXN
2001-03-30 Added XREF EC:1.7.99.4
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