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Accepted name: ferredoxin—nitrate reductase
Reaction: nitrite + H2O + 2 oxidized ferredoxin = nitrate + 2 reduced ferredoxin + 2 H+
Other name(s): assimilatory nitrate reductase; nitrate (ferredoxin) reductase; assimilatory ferredoxin-nitrate reductase
Systematic name: nitrite:ferredoxin oxidoreductase
Comments: A molybdenum-iron-sulfur protein.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 60382-69-6
1.  Mikami, B. and Ida, S. Purification and properties of ferrodoxin-nitrate reductase from the cyanobacterium Plectonema borganum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 791 (1984) 294–304.
[EC created 1986]

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