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Substance Name: Nitrate Reductase (NADPH)
RN: 9029-28-1


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of nitrite to nitrate in the presence of NADP+. It is a FLAVOPROTEIN that contains IRON and MOLYBDENUM. This enzyme was formerly classified as EC and should not be confused with the enzyme NITRATE REDUCTASE (NAD(P)H).
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Nitrate Reductase (NADPH)

MeSH Heading

  • Nitrate Reductase (NADPH)


  • Assimilatory NADPH Nitrate Reductase
  • Assimilatory NADPH-Nitrate Reductase
  • Assimilatory Nitrate Reductase, NADPH Dependent
  • Assimilatory Nitrate Reductase, NADPH-Dependent
  • Assimilatory Reduced Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate Nitrate Reductase
  • Assimilatory Reduced Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate-Nitrate Reductase
  • NADPH Nitrate Reductase
  • NADPH-Nitrate Reductase
  • NADPH-Nitrate Reductase, Assimilatory
  • NADPH:Nitrate Reductase
  • Nitrite:NADP+ Oxidoreductase
  • Nucleotide-Nitrate Reductase, Triphosphopyridine
  • Oxidoreductase, Nitrite:NADP+
  • Reductase, Assimilatory NADPH-Nitrate
  • Reductase, NADPH-Nitrate
  • Reductase, NADPH:Nitrate
  • Reductase, Triphosphopyridine Nucleotide-Nitrate
  • Triphosphopyridine Nucleotide Nitrate Reductase
  • Triphosphopyridine Nucleotide-Nitrate Reductase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9029-28-1

System Generated Number

  • 0009029281