nitrogenase activity

Known as: reduced ferredoxin:dinitrogen oxidoreductase (ATP-hydrolysing) activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: 8 reduced ferredoxin + 8 H+ + nitrogen + 16 ATP = 8 oxidized ferredoxin + 2 NH3 + 16 ADP + 16 phosphate. [EC:1.18.6.1]
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Azospirillum represents the best characterized genus of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria. Other free-living diazotrophs… (More)
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1989
1989
The mechanism for "NH4+ switch-off/on" of nitrogenase activity in Azospirillum brasilense and A. lipoferum was investigated. A… (More)
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1986
1986
Ammonium chloride (greater than or equal to 0.05 mM) effectively and reversibly inhibited the nitrogenase activity of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The non-heterocystous cyanobacterium Oscillatoria sp. strain 23 fixes nitrogen under aerobic conditions. If nitrate-grown… (More)
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1984
1984
Nitrogenase (=acetylene-reducing activity) was followed during photoautotrophic growth of Anabaena variabilis (ATCC 29413). When… (More)
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1984
1984
In Azotobacter vinelandii cells, the short-term inhibition of nitrogenase activity by NH4Cl was found to depend on several… (More)
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1978
1978
Heterocysts were isolated from the N(2)-fixing cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis after vegetative cells were disrupted by… (More)
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1974
1974
Nitrogen-starved Plectonema boryanum 594 cultures flushed with N(2)/CO(2) or A/CO(2) (99.7%/0.3%, vol/vol) exhibited nitrogenase… (More)
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1970
1970
The non-heterocystous filamentous blue-green alga, Plectonema boryanum strain 594 reduces acetylene to ethylene, incorporates… (More)
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1969
1969
The firm identification of the heterocysts as the sites of nitrogenase activity marks them out also as the site of nitrogen… (More)
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