IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: hyponitrite reductase

Reaction: 2 hydroxylamine + 2 NAD+ = hyponitrous acid + 2 NADH + 2 H+

Glossary: hypnitrous acid = HO-N=N-OH

Other name(s): NADH2:hyponitrite oxidoreductase

Systematic name: hydroxylamine:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: A metalloprotein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9029-30-5


1. Medina, A. and Nicholas, D.J.D. Hyponitrite reductase in Neurospora. Nature (Lond.) 179 (1957) 533-534.

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