Nitrite Reductase

Nitrite reductase refers to any of several classes of enzymes that catalyze the reduction of nitrite. There are two classes of NIR's. A multi haem enzyme reduces NO2- to a variety of products. Copper containing enzymes carry out a single electron transfer to produce nitric oxide.

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