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Category:GO:0050421 ! nitrite reductase (NO-forming) activity

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DAG for GO:0050421id: GO:0050421

name: nitrite reductase (NO-forming) activity
namespace: molecular_function
alt_id: GO:0016666
def: "Catalysis of the reaction: nitric oxide + H2O + ferricytochrome c = nitrite + ferrocytochrome c + 2 H+." [EC:, MetaCyc:NITRITE-REDUCTASE-CYTOCHROME-RXN]
comment: Note that EC: was merged into this term.
synonym: "[nitrite reductase (cytochrome)]" RELATED [EC:]
synonym: "cd-cytochrome nitrite reductase activity" NARROW [EC:]
synonym: "cytochrome c-551:O2, NO2(+) oxidoreductase activity" RELATED [EC:]
synonym: "cytochrome c-551:O2, NO2+ oxidoreductase activity" RELATED [EC:]
synonym: "cytochrome cd activity" NARROW [EC:]
synonym: "cytochrome cd1 activity" NARROW [EC:]
synonym: "methyl viologen-nitrite reductase activity" NARROW [EC:]
synonym: "nitric-oxide:ferricytochrome-c oxidoreductase activity" RELATED [EC:]
synonym: "nitrite reductase (cytochrome; NO-forming) activity" RELATED [EC:]
synonym: "NO-forming nitrite reductase (cytochrome) activity" EXACT []
synonym: "NO-forming nitrite reductase activity" EXACT []
xref: EC:
xref: RHEA:15233
is_a: GO:0016662 ! oxidoreductase activity, acting on other nitrogenous compounds as donors, cytochrome as acceptor
is_a: GO:0098809 ! nitrite reductase activity

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Nitrite reduction across taxa was reviewed by Cutruzolla et al [1]


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  1. Cutruzzolà, F et al. (2009) Nitrite reduction: a ubiquitous function from a pre-aerobic past. Bioessays 31 885-91 PubMed GONUTS page

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