IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-ascorbate—cytochrome-b5 reductase

Reaction: L-ascorbate + ferricytochrome-b5 = monodehydroascorbate + ferrocytochrome b5 + H+

Other name(s): ascorbate-cytochrome b5 reductase

Systematic name: L-ascorbate:ferricytochrome-b5 oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37237-57-3


1. Everling, F.C., Weis, W. and Staudinger, H. Kinetische Untersuchungen an einer Ascorbat: ferricytochrom b5-Oxidoreduktase (EC 1.1.2.?). Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 350 (1969) 1485-1492. [PMID: 5363650]

[EC created 1972, modified 2000]

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