IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: hydroxylamine reductase (NADH)

Reaction: NH3 + NAD+ + H2O = hydroxylamine + NADH + H+

Other name(s): hydroxylamine reductase; ammonium dehydrogenase; NADH-hydroxylamine reductase; N-hydroxy amine reductase; hydroxylamine reductase (NADH2); NADH2:hydroxylamine oxidoreductase

Systematic name: ammonium:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Also acts on some hydroxamates.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9032-06-8


1. Bernheim, M.L.C. The hydroxylamine reductase of mitochondria. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 134 (1969) 408-413. [PMID: 4311180]

2. Bernheim, M.L.C. and Hochstein, P. Reduction of hydroxylamine by rat liver mitochondria. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 124 (1968) 436-442. [PMID: 4298499]

3. Wang, R. and Nicholas, D.J.D. Some properties of nitrite and hydroxylamine reductases from Derxia gummosa. Phytochemistry 25 (1986) 2463-2469.

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