1.7.2.1: nitrite reductase (NO-forming)

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about nitrite reductase (NO-forming), go to the full flat file.

Reaction

nitric oxide
+
H2O
+
ferricytochrome c
=
nitrite
+
ferrocytochrome c
+ 2 H+

Synonyms

AcNIR, AfNiR, AniA, AxNiR, C551-O2 oxidoreductase, cd1 nitrite reductase, copper-containing dissimilatory nitrite reductase, copper-containing nitrite reductase, Cu-NIR, Cu-NirK, CuNIR, cytochrome c-551:O2, NO2- oxidoreductase, cytochrome cd, cytochrome cd1 nitrite reductase, cytochrome oxidase, dissimilatory nitrite reductase cytochrome cd1, EC 1.9.3.2, HdNIR, hemoglobin, HydNIR, NiR, NiR-Pa, NirK, NirS, nitrite reductase, oxidase, Pseudomonas cytochrome, PaNiR, PNR, Pseudomonas cytochrome oxidase, PsNiR, reductase, nitrite (cytochrome)

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.7 Acting on other nitrogenous compounds as donors
             1.7.2 With a cytochrome as acceptor
                1.7.2.1 nitrite reductase (NO-forming)