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EC 1.5.1.45     
Accepted name: FAD reductase [NAD(P)H]
Reaction: FADH2 + NAD(P)+ = FAD + NAD(P)H + H+
For diagram of FAD biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): GTNG_3158 (gene name)
Systematic name: FADH2:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase
Comments: This enzyme, isolated from the bacterium Geobacillus thermodenitrificans, participates in the pathway of tryptophan degradation. The enzyme is part of a system that also includes a bifunctional riboflavin kinase/FMN adenylyltransferase and EC 1.14.14.8, anthranilate 3-monooxygenase (FAD). It can reduce either FAD or flavin mononucleotide (FMN) but prefers FAD. The enzyme has a slight preference for NADPH as acceptor. cf. EC 1.5.1.37, FAD reductase (NADH).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Liu, X., Dong, Y., Li, X., Ren, Y., Li, Y., Wang, W., Wang, L. and Feng, L. Characterization of the anthranilate degradation pathway in Geobacillus thermodenitrificans NG80-2. Microbiology 156 (2010) 589–595. [PMID: 19942660]
[EC 1.5.1.45 created 2012]
 
 


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