1.7.2.2: nitrite reductase (cytochrome; ammonia-forming)

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about nitrite reductase (cytochrome; ammonia-forming), go to the full flat file.

Reaction

NH3
+ 2 H2O + 6 ferricytochrome c =
nitrite
+ 6 ferrocytochrome c + 7 H+

Synonyms

ammonia-forming cytochrome c nitrite reductase, ccNiR, cNiR, cytochrome c NiR, cytochrome c nitrite reductase, cytochrome c nitrite reductase complex, hexaheme c-type cytochrome, multihaem c NiR, multiheme nitrite reductase, NiR, NiR cytochrome c552, NrfA, NrfA2NrfH complex, NrfHA, octahaem cytochrome c nitrite reductase, TvNiR, WS0969

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.7 Acting on other nitrogenous compounds as donors
             1.7.2 With a cytochrome as acceptor
                1.7.2.2 nitrite reductase (cytochrome; ammonia-forming)