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Substance Name: Nitrate Reductase (NAD(P)H)
RN: 9029-27-0


  • An iron-sulfur and MOLYBDENUM containing FLAVOPROTEIN that catalyzes the oxidation of nitrite to nitrate. This enzyme can use either NAD or NADP as cofactors. It is a key enzyme that is involved in the first step of nitrate assimilation in PLANTS; FUNGI; and BACTERIA. This enzyme was formerly classified as EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Nitrate Reductase (NAD(P)H)

MeSH Heading

  • Nitrate Reductase (NAD(P)H)


  • Assimilatory NAD(P)H Nitrate Reductase
  • Bi-Specific NAD(P)H Nitrate Reductase
  • NAD(P)H Bispecific Nitrate Reductase
  • NAD(P)H Nitrate Reductase
  • NAD(P)H-Nitrate Reductase
  • Nitrate Reductase (Reduced Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (Phosphate))
  • Nitrate Reductase NAD(P)H
  • Nitrite:NAD(P)+ Oxidoreductase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9029-27-0

System Generated Number

  • 0009029270