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Information on EC 1.7.5.1 - nitrate reductase (quinone)

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A membrane-bound enzyme which supports anaerobic respiration on nitrate under anaerobic conditions and in the presence of nitrate. Contains the bicyclic form of the molybdo-bis(molybdopterin guanine dinucleotide) cofactor, iron-sulfur clusters and heme b. Escherichia coli expresses two forms NarA and NarZ, both being comprised of three subunits.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
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narghi, membrane-bound nitrate reductase, nitrate reductase a, nitrate reductase z, quinol-nitrate oxidoreductase, quinol:nitrate oxidoreductase, quinol/nitrate oxidoreductase, more
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nitrate + a quinol = nitrite + a quinone + H2O
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