IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glycine dehydrogenase (cytochrome)

Reaction: glycine + H2O + 2 ferricytochrome c = glyoxylate + NH3 + 2 ferrocytochrome c + 2 H+

Other name(s): glycine—cytochrome c reductase

Systematic name: glycine:ferricytochrome-c oxidoreductase (deaminating)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9075-55-2


1. Sanders, H.K., Becker, G.E. and Nason, A. Glycine-cytochrome c reductase from Nitrobacter agilis. J. Biol. Chem. 247 (1972) 2015-2025. [PMID: 5016640]

[EC created 1976]

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