MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004783 - sulfite reductase (NADPH) activity

Synonyms: H2S-NADP oxidoreductase activity, hydrogen-sulfide:NADP+ oxidoreductase activity, NADPH-dependent sulfite reductase activity, NADPH-sulfite reductase activity, sulfite (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate) reductase activity, sulphite reductase (NADPH) activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: hydrogen sulfide + 3 NADP+ + 3 H2O = sulfite + 3 NADPH + 3 H+.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016668 - oxidoreductase activity, acting on a sulfur group of donors, NAD(P) as acceptor

Term Members:
sulfite reductase, hemoprotein subunit (cysI) ,
sulfite reductase, flavoprotein subunit (cysJ) ,
assimilatory sulfite reductase

Unification Links: GO:0004783

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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