The crystal structure of an oxygen-tolerant hydrogenase uncovers a novel iron-sulphur centre

@article{Fritsch2011TheCS,
  title={The crystal structure of an oxygen-tolerant hydrogenase uncovers a novel iron-sulphur centre},
  author={Johannes Fritsch and Patrick Scheerer and Stefan Frielingsdorf and Sebastian Kroschinsky and Bärbel Friedrich and Oliver Lenz and Christian M. T. Spahn},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2011},
  volume={479},
  pages={249-252}
}
Hydrogenases are abundant enzymes that catalyse the reversible interconversion of H2 into protons and electrons at high rates. Those hydrogenases maintaining their activity in the presence of O2 are considered to be central to H2-based technologies, such as enzymatic fuel cells and for light-driven H2 production. Despite comprehensive genetic, biochemical, electrochemical and spectroscopic investigations, the molecular background allowing a structural interpretation of how the catalytic centre… 
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