IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: adenylyl-sulfate reductase

Reaction: AMP + sulfite + acceptor = adenylyl sulfate + reduced acceptor

Other name(s): adenosine phosphosulfate reductase; adenosine 5'-phosphosulfate reductase; APS-reductase; APS reductase; AMP,sulfite:(acceptor) oxidoreductase (adenosine-5'-phosphosulfate-forming)

Systematic name: AMP,sulfite:acceptor oxidoreductase (adenosine-5'-phosphosulfate-forming)

Comments: An iron flavoprotein (FAD). Methyl viologen can act as acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-75-2


1. Michaels, G.B., Davidson, J.T. and Peck, H.D.,Jr. A flavin-sulfite adduct as an intermediate in the reaction catalyzed by adenylyl sulfate reductase from Desulfovibrio vulgaris. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 39 (1970) 321-328. [PMID: 5421934]

[EC created 1972]

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