Reaction: NADPH + H+ + n oxidized hemoprotein = NADP+ + n reduced hemoprotein
Other name(s): CPR; FAD-cytochrome c reductase; NADPcytochrome c reductase; NADPcytochrome reductase; NADPH-dependent cytochrome c reductase; NADPH:P-450 reductase; NADPH:ferrihemoprotein oxidoreductase; NADPHcytochrome P-450 oxidoreductase; NADPHcytochrome c oxidoreductase; NADPHcytochrome c reductase; NADPHcytochrome p-450 reductase; NADPHferricytochrome c oxidoreductase; NADPHferrihemoprotein reductase; TPNH2 cytochrome c reductase; TPNH-cytochrome c reductase; aldehyde reductase (NADPH-dependent); cytochrome P-450 reductase; cytochrome c reductase (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, NADPH, NADPH-dependent); dihydroxynicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate-cytochrome c reductase; ferrihemoprotein P-450 reductase; reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate-cytochrome c reductase; reductase, cytochrome c (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate)
Systematic name: NADPH:hemoprotein oxidoreductase
Comments: A flavoprotein (FMN, FAD) containing both FMN and FAD. The number n in the equation is 1 if the hemoprotein undergoes a 2-electron reduction, and is 2 if it undergoes a 1-electron reduction. The enzyme catalyses the reduction of the heme-thiolate-dependent monooxygenases, such as EC 22.214.171.124, unspecific monooxygenase and reduction of EC 126.96.36.199, heme oxygenase (biliverdin-producing). It is part of the microsomal hydroxylating system. It also reduces cytochrome b5 and cytochrome c.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9023-03-4
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