IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: NADPH peroxidase

Reaction: NADPH + H+ + H2O2 = NADP+ + 2 H2O

Other name(s): TPNH peroxidase; NADP peroxidase; nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate peroxidase; TPN peroxidase; triphosphopyridine nucleotide peroxidase; NADPH2 peroxidase

Systematic name: NADPH:hydrogen-peroxide oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9029-51-0


1. Conn, E.E., Kraemer, L.M., Liu, P.N. and Vennesland, B. The aerobic oxidation of reduced triphosphopyridine nucleotide by a wheat germ enzyme system. J. Biol. Chem. 194 (1952) 143-151.

[EC created 1961]

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