IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: β-nitroacrylate reductase

Reaction: 3-nitropropanoate + NADP+ = 3-nitroacrylate + NADPH + H+

Systematic name: 3-nitropropanoate:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37255-28-0


1. Shaw, P.D. Biosynthesis of nitro compounds. III. The enzymatic reduction of β-nitroacrylic acid to β-nitropropionic acid. Biochemistry 6 (1967) 2253-2260.

[EC created 1972]

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