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EC 1.7.7.1     
Accepted name: ferredoxin—nitrite reductase
Reaction: NH3 + 2 H2O + 6 oxidized ferredoxin = nitrite + 6 reduced ferredoxin + 7 H+
Systematic name: ammonia:ferredoxin oxidoreductase
Comments: An iron protein. Contains siroheme and [4Fe-4S] clusters.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37256-44-3
References:
1.  Joy, K.W. and Hageman, R.H. The purification and properties of nitrite reductase from higher plants, and its dependence on ferredoxin. Biochem. J. 100 (1966) 263–273. [PMID: 4381617]
2.  Ramirez, J.M., Del Campo, F.F., Paneque, A. and Losada, M. Ferredoxin-nitrite reductase from spinach. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 118 (1966) 58–71. [PMID: 5954064]
3.  Zumft, W.G., Paneque, A., Aparicio, P.J. and Losada, M. Mechanism of nitrate reduction in Chlorella. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 36 (1969) 980–986. [PMID: 4390523]
[EC 1.7.7.1 created 1972, modified 1999]
 
 


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