IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: nitric oxide reductase (menaquinol)

Reaction: 2 nitric oxide + menaquinol = nitrous oxide + menaquinone + H2O

Comments: Contains copper.

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1. Cramm, R., Pohlmann, A. and Friedrich, B. Purification and characterization of the single-component nitric oxide reductase from Ralstonia eutropha H16. FEBS Lett. 460 (1999) 6-10. [PMID: 10571051]

2. Suharti, Strampraad, M.J., Schroder, I. and de Vries, S. A novel copper A containing menaquinol NO reductase from Bacillus azotoformans. Biochemistry 40 (2001) 2632-2639. [PMID: 11327887]

3. Suharti, Heering, H.A. and de Vries, S. NO reductase from Bacillus azotoformans is a bifunctional enzyme accepting electrons from menaquinol and a specific endogenous membrane-bound cytochrome c551. Biochemistry 43 (2004) 13487-13495. [PMID: 15491156]

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