Photosynthetic nitrate assimilation in cyanobacteria

@article{Flores2004PhotosyntheticNA,
  title={Photosynthetic nitrate assimilation in cyanobacteria},
  author={E. Flores and J. E. Frías and L. M. Rubio and A. Herrero},
  journal={Photosynthesis Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={83},
  pages={117-133}
}
Nitrate uptake and reduction to nitrite and ammonium are driven in cyanobacteria by photosynthetically generated assimilatory power, i.e., ATP and reduced ferredoxin. High-affinity nitrate and nitrite uptake takes place in different cyanobacteria through either an ABC-type transporter or a permease from the major facilitator superfamily (MFS). Nitrate reductase and nitrite reductase are ferredoxin-dependent metalloenzymes that carry as prosthetic groups a [4Fe–4S] center and Mo-bis… Expand
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