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Substance Name: Nitrite Reductase (NAD(P)H)
RN: 9029-29-2


  • An enzyme found primarily in BACTERIA and FUNGI that catalyzes the oxidation of ammonium hydroxide to nitrite. It is an iron-sulfur HEME; FLAVOPROTEIN containing siroheme and can utilize both NAD and NADP as cofactors. This enzyme was formerly classified as EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Nitrite Reductase (NAD(P)H)

MeSH Heading

  • Nitrite Reductase (NAD(P)H)


  • Assimilatory Nitrite Reductase
  • NAD(P)H-Nitrite Reductase
  • NADH Dependent Nitrite Reductase
  • NADH Nitrite Oxidoreductase
  • NADH-Dependent Nitrite Reductase
  • NADH-Nitrite Oxidoreductase
  • NADPH Nitrite Reductase
  • NADPH-Nitrite Reductase
  • Nitrite Reductase (NAD(P)H(2))
  • Nitrite Reductase (Reduced Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (Phosphate))
  • Nitrite Reductase, NADH-Dependent

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9029-29-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009029292