X-ray diffraction
2.5Å resolution

Cytochrome cd1 Nitrite Reductase, oxidised from from tetragonal crystals


Function and Biology Details

Reactions catalysed:
NH(3) + H(2)O + acceptor = hydroxylamine + reduced acceptor
Nitric oxide + H(2)O + ferricytochrome c = nitrite + ferrocytochrome c + 2 H(+)
Biochemical function:
Biological process:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo dimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Nitrite reductase Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 567 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 62.55 KDa
Source organism: Paracoccus pantotrophus
  • Canonical: P72181 (Residues: 30-596; Coverage: 100%)
Gene name: nirS
Sequence domains:
Structure domains:

Ligands and Environments

Cofactor: Ligand DHE 2 x DHE

Cofactor: Ligand HEC 2 x HEC
1 bound ligand:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: MAX II BEAMLINE I711
Spacegroup: P43212
Unit cell:
a: 128.305Å b: 128.305Å c: 264.825Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.226 0.226 0.258