HMM Summary Page: TIGR02376

Functionnitrite reductase, copper-containing
Gene SymbolnirK
Trusted Cutoff296.30
Domain Trusted Cutoff296.30
Noise Cutoff169.10
Domain Noise Cutoff169.10
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number1.7.2.1
HMM Length326
Mainrole CategoryCentral intermediary metabolism
Subrole CategoryNitrogen metabolism
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateNov 17 2004 4:13PM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis family consists of copper-type nitrite reductase. It reduces nitrite to nitric oxide, the first step in denitrification.
ReferencesRM 9023188 RT Characterization and regulation of the gene encoding nitrite reductase in Rhodobacter sphaeroides 2.4.3. RA Tosques IE, Kwiatkowski AV, Shi J, Shapleigh JP. RL J Bacteriol. 1997 Feb;179(4):1090-5.