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EC 1.6.2.2     
Accepted name: cytochrome-b5 reductase
Reaction: NADH + 2 ferricytochrome b5 = NAD+ + H+ + 2 ferrocytochrome b5
Other name(s): cytochrome b5 reductase; dihydronicotinamide adenine dinucleotide-cytochrome b5 reductase; reduced nicotinamide adeninedinucleotide-cytochrome b5 reductase; NADH-ferricytochrome b5 oxidoreductase; NADH-cytochrome b5 reductase; NADH 5α-reductase ; NADH-cytochrome-b5 reductase
Systematic name: NADH:ferricytochrome-b5 oxidoreductase
Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9032-25-1
References:
1.  Mahler, H.R., Raw, I., Molinari, R. and do Amaral, D.F. Studies of electron transport enzymes. II. Isolation and some properties of a cytochrome-specific reduced diphosphopyridine nucleotide dehydrogenase from pig liver. J. Biol. Chem. 233 (1958) 230–239. [PMID: 13563476]
2.  Strittmatter, P. Microsomal cytochrome b5 and cytochrome b5 reductase. In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds), The Enzymes, 2nd edn, vol. 8, Academic Press, New York, 1963, pp. 113–145.
3.  Strittmatter, P. and Velick, S.F. The purification and properties of microsomal cytochrome reductase. J. Biol. Chem. 228 (1957) 785–799. [PMID: 13475360]
[EC 1.6.2.2 created 1961]
 
 


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