[NiFe]-Hydrogenases of Ralstonia eutropha H16: Modular Enzymes for Oxygen-Tolerant Biological Hydrogen Oxidation

  title={[NiFe]-Hydrogenases of Ralstonia eutropha H16: Modular Enzymes for Oxygen-Tolerant Biological Hydrogen Oxidation},
  author={Tanja Burgdorf and Oliver Lenz and Thorsten Buhrke and E van der Linden and Anne K. Jones and Simon PJ Albracht and Bärbel Friedrich},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  pages={181 - 196}
Recent research on hydrogenases has been notably motivated by a desire to utilize these remarkable hydrogen oxidation catalysts in biotechnological applications. Progress in the development of such applications is substantially hindered by the oxygen sensitivity of the majority of hydrogenases. This problem tends to inspire the study of organisms such as Ralstonia eutropha H16 that produce oxygen-tolerant [NiFe]-hydrogenases. R. eutropha H16 serves as an excellent model system in that it… 

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