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Accepted name: nitrate reductase [NAD(P)H]
Reaction: nitrite + NAD(P)+ + H2O = nitrate + NAD(P)H + H+
Other name(s): assimilatory nitrate reductase; assimilatory NAD(P)H-nitrate reductase; NAD(P)H bispecific nitrate reductase; nitrate reductase (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (phosphate)); nitrate reductase NAD(P)H; NAD(P)H-nitrate reductase; nitrate reductase [NAD(P)H2]; NAD(P)H2:nitrate oxidoreductase
Systematic name: nitrite:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase
Comments: An iron-sulfur molybdenum flavoprotein.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9029-27-0
1.  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.
2.  Paneque, A., Del Campo, F.F., Ramirez, J.M. and Losada, M. Flavin nucleotide nitrate reductase from spinach. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 109 (1965) 79–85. [PMID: 5864033]
3.  Campbell, W.H. Structure and function of eukaryotic NAD(P)H:nitrate reductase. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 58 (2001) 194–204. [PMID: 11289301]
4.  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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