IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: leghemoglobin reductase

Reaction: NAD(P)H + H+ + 2 ferrileghemoglobin = NAD(P)+ + 2 ferroleghemoglobin

Other name(s): ferric leghemoglobin reductase

Systematic name: NAD(P)H:ferrileghemoglobin oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 60440-35-9


1. Saari, L.L. and Klucas, R.V. Ferric leghemoglobin reductase from soybean root nodules. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 231 (1984) 102-113. [PMID: 6539095]

[EC created 1989]

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