Nitrogen dioxide is reduced to NO by F420

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R-HSA-1500761
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Reaction
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Homo sapiens
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Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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The archaeal cofactor F420 reduces toxic nitrogen dioxide that can be produced when NO and oxygen combine. F420 itself is reduced by the enzyme Fgd (Purwantini & Mukhopadyay 2008).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
19325122 Conversion of NO2 to NO by reduced coenzyme F420 protects mycobacteria from nitrosative damage

Mukhopadhyay, B, Purwantini, E

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2009
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Name Identifier Synonyms
tuberculosis DOID:399 tuberculous abscess, Tuberculoma (finding), tuberculoma
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