IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: sulfite dehydrogenase

Reaction: sulfite + 2 ferricytochrome c + H2O = sulfate + 2 ferrocytochrome c + 2 H+

Other name(s): sulfite cytochrome c reductase; sulfite-cytochrome c oxidoreductase; sulfite oxidase

Systematic name: sulfite:ferricytochrome-c oxidoreductase

Comments: Associated with cytochrome c-551.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37256-47-6


1. Charles, A.M. and Suzuki, I. Purification and properties of sulfite:cytochrome c oxidoreductase from Thiobacillus novellus. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 128 (1966) 522-534.

2. Lu, W.-P. and Kelly, D.P. Properties and role of sulphite:cytochrome c oxidoreductase purified from Thiobacillus versutus (A2).J. Gen. Microbiol. 130 (1984) 1683-1692.

[EC created 1972]

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