IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: precorrin-6A reductase

Reaction: precorrin-6B + NADP+ = precorrin-6A + NADPH + H+

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Other name(s): precorrin-6X reductase; precorrin-6Y:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Systematic name: precorrin-6B:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 137573-72-9


1. Blanche, F., Thibaut, D., Famechon, A., Debussche, L., Cameron, B. and Crouzet, J. Precorrin-6X reductase from Pseudomonas denitrificans: purification and characterization of the enzyme and identification of the structural gene. J. Bacteriol. 174 (1992) 1036-1042. [PMID: 1732193]

2. Warren, M.J., Raux, E., Schubert, H.L. and Escalante-Semerena, J.C. The biosynthesis of adenosylcobalamin (vitamin B12). Nat. Prod. Rep. 19 (2002) 390-412. [PMID: 12195810]

[EC created 1999, modified 2004]

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