NADPH-ferrihemoprotein reductase

Type: Term Pronunciation: fer′ī-hē-mō-prō′tēn, fer′ē- Definitions: 1. an enzyme catalyzing the reduction of 2 ferricytochrome by NADPH to 2 ferrocytochrome; the physiologic acceptor is probably cytochrome P-450; thus, it has a role in steroid hydroxylations. Synonyms: cytochrome reductase
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NADPH-ferrihemoprotein reductase

<enzyme> A flavoprotein that catalyses the reduction of haem-thiolate-dependent monooxygenases and is part of the microsomal hydroxylating system. Its physiological acceptor is probably cytochrome p-450. ... Chemical name: NADPH:ferrihemoprotein oxidoreductase ... Registry number: EC 1.6.2.4 ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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