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Accepted name: nitrate reductase (NADH)
Reaction: nitrite + NAD+ + H2O = nitrate + NADH + H+
Other name(s): assimilatory nitrate reductase; NADH-nitrate reductase; NADH-dependent nitrate reductase; assimilatory NADH: nitrate reductase; nitrate reductase (NADH2); NADH2:nitrate oxidoreductase
Systematic name: nitrite:NAD+ oxidoreductase
Comments: An iron-sulfur molybdenum flavoprotein.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 9013-03-0
1.  Fewson, C.A. and Nicholas, D.J.D. Nitrate reductase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 49 (1961) 335–349. [PMID: 13699254]
2.  Nason, A. Nitrate reductases. In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds), The Enzymes, 2nd edn, vol. 7, Academic Press, New York, 1963, pp. 587–607.
3.  Nicholas, D.J.D. and Nason, A. Diphosphopyridine nucleotide-nitrate reductase from Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol. 69 (1955) 580–583.
4.  Spencer, D. A reduced diphosphopyridine-specific nitrate reductase from germinating wheat. Aust. J. Biol. Sci. 12 (1959) 181–189.
5.  Berks, B.C., Ferguson, S.J., Moir, J.W. and Richardson, D.J. Enzymes and associated electron transport systems that catalyse the respiratory reduction of nitrogen oxides and oxyanions. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1232 (1995) 97–173. [PMID: 8534676]
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