Oxidoreductase

In biochemistry, an oxidoreductase is an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from one molecule, the reductant, also called the electron donor, to another the oxidant, also called the electron acceptor. This group of enzymes usually utilizes NADP or NAD+ as cofactors.

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Choline Dehydrogenase
... This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the CH-OH group of donor with other acceptors ... The systematic name of this enzyme class is cholineacceptor 1-oxidoreductase ... c reductase, choline(acceptor) oxidoreductase, and choline(acceptor) 1-oxidoreductase ...
Shikimate Dehydrogenase - Nomenclature
... This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the CH-OH group of donor with NAD+ or NADP+ as acceptor ... The systematic name of this enzyme class is shikimateNADP+ 3-oxidoreductase ... in common use include dehydroshikimic reductase, shikimate oxidoreductase, shikimateNADP+ oxidoreductase, 5-dehydroshikimate reductase, shikimate 5-dehydrogena ...
Oxidoreductase - Classification
... Oxidoreductases are classified as EC 1 in the EC number classification of enzymes ... Oxidoreductases can be further classified into 22 subclasses EC 1.1 includes oxidoreductases that act on the CH-OH group of donors (alcohol oxidoreductases) EC ...
Cytokinin Dehydrogenase
... This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the CH-NH group of donors with other acceptors ... The systematic name of this enzyme class is N6-dimethylallyladenineacceptor oxidoreductase ... Other names in common use include N6-dimethylallyladenine(acceptor) oxidoreductase, 6-N-dimethylallyladenineacceptor oxidoreductase, OsCKX2, CKX, and ...
Hydrogen:quinone Oxidoreductase
... In enzymology, a hydrogenquinone oxidoreductase (EC 1.12.5.1) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction H2 + menaquinone menaquinol Thus, the two substrates of this ... This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on hydrogen as donor with a quinone or similar compound as acceptor ... The systematic name of this enzyme class is hydrogenquinone oxidoreductase ...