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Nitrogenase

Known as: Dinitrogenase, Nitrogenase [Chemical/Ingredient], Reduced ferredoxin:dinitrogen oxidoreductase (ATP-hydrolysing) 
An enzyme system that catalyzes the fixing of nitrogen in soil bacteria and blue-green algae (CYANOBACTERIA). EC 1.18.6.1.
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Most biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) results from the activity of the molybdenum nitrogenase (Mo-nitrogenase, Nif), an oxygen… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Catalytic ammonia synthesis from dinitrogen (N2) under mild conditions has been considered to be the "holy grail" of N2 fixation… Expand
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Brian M. Hoffman,* Dmitriy Lukoyanov, Zhi-Yong Yang,† Dennis R. Dean,*,‡ and Lance C. Seefeldt*,† †Department of Chemistry and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
A central light atom in a cofactor at the nitrogenase active site is identified as a carbon. Nitrogenase is a complex enzyme that… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Biological nitrogen fixation is an important source of fixed nitrogen for the biosphere. Microorganisms catalyse biological… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A high-resolution crystallographic analysis of the nitrogenase MoFe-protein reveals a previously unrecognized ligand coordinated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Structural models for the nitrogenase FeMo-cofactor and P-clusters are proposed based on crystallographic analysis of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The nitrogenase enzyme system catalyzes the ATP (adenosine triphosphate)-dependent reduction of dinitrogen to ammonia during the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The requirement for molybdenum in biological dinitrogen fixation, first reported by Bortels1, is due to its involvement at or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
  • V. K. Shah, W. Brill
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1977
  • Corpus ID: 37440084
A method for the isolation of an iron-molybdenum cofactor (FeMoCo) from component I of nitrogenase is described. This method is… Expand
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