Reaction: a 5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteridine + NAD(P)+ = a 6,7-dihydropteridine + NAD(P)H + H+
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Other name(s): 6,7-dihydropteridine:NAD(P)H oxidoreductase; DHPR; NAD(P)H2:6,7-dihydropteridine oxidoreductase; NADH-dihydropteridine reductase; NADPH-dihydropteridine reductase; NADPH-specific dihydropteridine reductase; dihydropteridine (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) reductase; dihydropteridine reductase; dihydropteridine reductase (NADH); 5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteridine:NAD(P)H+ oxidoreductase
Systematic name: 5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteridine:NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase
Comments: The substrate is the quinonoid form of dihydropteridine. Not identical with EC 188.8.131.52 dihydrofolate reductase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9074-11-7
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