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Information on EC 1.7.1.15 - nitrite reductase (NADH)

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An iron-sulfur flavoprotein (FAD) containing siroheme. This prokaryotic enzyme is specific for NADH. In addition to catalysing the 6-electron reduction of nitrite to ammonia, the enzyme from Escherichia coli can also catalyse the 2-electron reduction of hydroxylamine to ammonia. cf. EC 1.7.1.4, nitrite reductase [NAD(P)H].
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
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Synonyms
assimilatory NADH-nitrite reductase, assimilatory nitrite reductase, EC 1.6.6.4, NADH-dependent nitrite oxidoreductase, NADH-dependent nitrite reductase, NADH-nitrite oxidoreductase, NADH:nitrite oxidoreductase, NasB protein, nasD, NasDE, more
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NH3 + 3 NAD+ + 2 H2O = nitrite + 3 NADH + 5 H+
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