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Substance Name: Nitrate Reductase
RN: 37256-45-4


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of nitrite to nitrate. It is a cytochrome protein that contains IRON and MOLYBDENUM.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Nitrate Reductase

MeSH Heading

  • Nitrate Reductase


  • Nitrate Reductase, Respiratory
  • Oxidoreductase, Quinol-Nitrate
  • Quinol Nitrate Oxidoreductase
  • Quinol-Nitrate Oxidoreductase
  • Reductase, Nitrate
  • Reductase, Respiratory Nitrate
  • Respiratory Nitrate Reductase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 37256-45-4

System Generated Number

  • 0037256454