EC - Nitrate reductase (cytochrome)

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Accepted name:
nitrate reductase (cytochrome)
Other names:
benzyl viologen-nitrate reductase
respiratory nitrate reductase
Systematic name:
ferrocytochrome:nitrate oxidoreductase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050140
CAS Registry Number: 9029-42-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (137) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Sadana, J.C.
    and McElroy, W.D.Nitrate reductase from Achromobacter fischeri. Purification and properties: function of flavins and cytochrome.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 67 : 16-34 (1957). [PMID: 13412117]

[EC created 1961]