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Title: Control of electron transfer in nitrogenase

Abstract

The bacterial enzyme nitrogenase achieves the reduction of dinitrogen (N 2) to ammonia (NH 3) utilizing electrons, protons, and energy from the hydrolysis of ATP. Building on earlier foundational knowledge, recent studies provide molecular-level details on how the energy of ATP hydrolysis is utilized, the sequencing of multiple electron transfer events, and the nature of energy transduction across this large protein complex. Here, we review the state of knowledge about energy transduction in nitrogenase.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1496971
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-138679
Journal ID: ISSN 1367-5931
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Current Opinion in Chemical Biology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 47; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 1367-5931
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Seefeldt, Lance C., Peters, John W., Beratan, David N., Bothner, Brian, Minteer, Shelley D., Raugei, Simone, and Hoffman, Brian M.. Control of electron transfer in nitrogenase. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.08.011.
Seefeldt, Lance C., Peters, John W., Beratan, David N., Bothner, Brian, Minteer, Shelley D., Raugei, Simone, & Hoffman, Brian M.. Control of electron transfer in nitrogenase. United States. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.08.011.
Seefeldt, Lance C., Peters, John W., Beratan, David N., Bothner, Brian, Minteer, Shelley D., Raugei, Simone, and Hoffman, Brian M.. Sat . "Control of electron transfer in nitrogenase". United States. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.08.011.
@article{osti_1496971,
title = {Control of electron transfer in nitrogenase},
author = {Seefeldt, Lance C. and Peters, John W. and Beratan, David N. and Bothner, Brian and Minteer, Shelley D. and Raugei, Simone and Hoffman, Brian M.},
abstractNote = {The bacterial enzyme nitrogenase achieves the reduction of dinitrogen (N2) to ammonia (NH3) utilizing electrons, protons, and energy from the hydrolysis of ATP. Building on earlier foundational knowledge, recent studies provide molecular-level details on how the energy of ATP hydrolysis is utilized, the sequencing of multiple electron transfer events, and the nature of energy transduction across this large protein complex. Here, we review the state of knowledge about energy transduction in nitrogenase.},
doi = {10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.08.011},
journal = {Current Opinion in Chemical Biology},
issn = {1367-5931},
number = C,
volume = 47,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {12}
}