EC - Nitrate reductase [NAD(P)H]

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Accepted name:
nitrate reductase [NAD(P)H]
Other names:
NAD(P)H bispecific nitrate reductase
NAD(P)H-nitrate reductase
NAD(P)H2:nitrate oxidoreductase
assimilatory NAD(P)H-nitrate reductase
assimilatory nitrate reductase [ambiguous]
nitrate reductase (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (phosphate))
nitrate reductase NAD(P)H
nitrate reductase [NAD(P)H2]
Systematic name:
nitrite:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase




An iron-sulfur molybdenum flavoprotein.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00170 , PROSITE:PDOC00484
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050463
CAS Registry Number: 9029-27-0


  1. Nason, A.
    Nitrate reductases.
    In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds.) The Enzymes, 2nd ed. vol. 7, Academic Press, New York, 1963, 587-607
  2. Paneque, A., Del Campo, F.F., Ramirez, J.M. and Losada, M.
    Flavin nucleotide nitrate reductase from spinach.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 109: 79-85 (1965). [PMID: 5864033]
  3. Campbell, W.H.
    Structure and function of eukaryotic NAD(P)H:nitrate reductase.
    Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 58: 194-204 (2001). [PMID: 11289301]
  4. Berks, B.C., Ferguson, S.J., Moir, J.W. and Richardson, D.J.
    Enzymes and associated electron transport systems that catalyse the respiratory reduction of nitrogen oxides and oxyanions.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1232: 97-173 (1995). [PMID: 8534676]

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