IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: electron-transferring-flavoprotein dehydrogenase

Reaction: reduced electron-transferring flavoprotein + ubiquinone = electron-transferring flavoprotein + ubiquinol

Other name(s): ETF-QO; ETF:ubiquinone oxidoreductase; electron transfer flavoprotein dehydrogenase; electron transfer flavoprotein Q oxidoreductase; electron transfer flavoprotein-ubiquinone oxidoreductase; electron transfer flavoprotein reductase

Systematic name: electron-transferring-flavoprotein:ubiquinone oxidoreductase

Comments: An iron-sulfur flavoprotein, forming part of the mitochondrial electron-transfer system.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 86551-03-3


1. Beckmann, J.D. and Frerman, F.E. Electron-transfer flavoprotein-ubiquinone oxidoreductase from pig liver: purification and molecular, redox, and catalytic properties. Biochemistry 24 (1985) 3913-3921. [PMID: 4052375]

2. Ruzicka, F.J. and Beinhert, H. A new iron-sulfur flavoprotein of the respiratory chain. A component of the fatty acid β-oxidation pathway. J. Biol. Chem. 252 (1977) 8440-8445. [PMID: 925004]

[EC created 1986]

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