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Accepted name: arsenate reductase (donor)
Reaction: arsenite + acceptor = arsenate + reduced acceptor
For diagram of arsenate catabolism, click here
Other name(s): arsenate:(acceptor) oxidoreductase
Systematic name: arsenate:acceptor oxidoreductase
Comments: Benzyl viologen can act as an acceptor. Unlike EC, arsenate reductase (glutaredoxin), reduced glutaredoxin cannot serve as a reductant.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 146907-46-2
1.  Krafft, T. and Macy, J.M. Purification and characterization of the respiratory arsenate reductase of Chrysiogenes arsenatis. Eur. J. Biochem. 255 (1998) 647–653. [PMID: 9738904]
2.  Radabaugh, T.R. and Aposhian, H.V. Enzymatic reduction of arsenic compounds in mammalian systems: reduction of arsenate to arsenite by human liver arsenate reductase. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 13 (2000) 26–30. [PMID: 10649963]
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