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Methemoglobin reductase

cytochrome-b5 reductase
EC number CAS number IntEnz BRENDA ExPASy KEGG MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM PDB structures PDBsum
Gene Ontology EGO

Cytochrome-b5 reductase (also known as methemoglobin reductase) is a NADH-dependent enzyme that converts methemoglobin to hemoglobin. It contains FAD and catalyzes the reaction:

NADH + H+ + 2 ferricytochrome b5 = NAD+ + 2 ferrocytochrome b5

The following four human genes encode cytochrome-b5 reductases:

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  • Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  • 1IB0 - crystal structure of rat CBR complexed with NAD
  • 1NDH - crystal structure of pig liver CBR
  • 1UMK - crystal structure of human erythrocyte CBR
  • InterPro entry for CBR
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