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Accepted name: sulfite reductase (coenzyme F420)
Reaction: hydrogen sulfide + 3 oxidized coenzyme F420 + 3 H2O = sulfite + 3 reduced coenzyme F420
Other name(s): coenzyme F420-dependent sulfite reductase; Fsr
Systematic name: hydrogen sulfide:coenzyme F420 oxidoreductase
Comments: The enzyme, isolated from the archaeon Methanocaldococcus jannaschii, is involved in sulfite detoxification and assimilation.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, Gene, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB
1.  Johnson, E.F. and Mukhopadhyay, B. A new type of sulfite reductase, a novel coenzyme F420-dependent enzyme, from the methanarchaeon Methanocaldococcus jannaschii. J. Biol. Chem. 280 (2005) 38776–38786. [DOI] [PMID: 16048999]
2.  Johnson, E.F. and Mukhopadhyay, B. Coenzyme F420-dependent sulfite reductase-enabled sulfite detoxification and use of sulfite as a sole sulfur source by Methanococcus maripaludis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74 (2008) 3591–3595. [DOI] [PMID: 18378657]
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