Reaction: H2 + oxidized coenzyme F420 = reduced coenzyme F420
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Glossary: coenzyme F420
Other name(s): 8-hydroxy-5-deazaflavin-reducing hydrogenase; F420-reducing hydrogenase; coenzyme F420-dependent hydrogenase
Systematic name: hydrogen:coenzyme F420 oxidoreductase
Comments: An iron-sulfur flavoprotein (FAD) containing nickel. The enzyme from some sources contains selenocysteine. The enzyme also reduces the riboflavin analogue of F420, flavins and methylviologen, but to a lesser extent. The hydrogen acceptor coenzyme F420 is a deazaflavin derivative.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9027-05-8
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