IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: NADPH—cytochrome-c2 reductase

Reaction: NADPH + 2 ferricytochrome c2 = NADP+ + H+ + 2 ferrocytochrome c2

Other name(s): reductase, cytochrome c2 (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate); cytochrome c2 reductase (reduced nicotinamide adinine dinucleotide phosphate, NADPH)

Systematic name: NADPH:ferricytochrome-c2 oxidoreductase

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37256-32-9


1. Sabo, D.J. and Orlando, J.A. Isolation, purification, and some properties of reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate-cytochrome c2 reductase from Rhodopseudomonas spheroides. J. Biol. Chem. 243 (1968) 3742-3749. [PMID: 4385431]

[EC created 1972]

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